First American edition hardcover is firm and hinges are not cracked or damaged. Pages are tight and clean. Boards have light shelfwear and rubbing to edges. DJ protected with mylar and not clipped. Retired library edition with usual distinctions. Pocket removed. 186 pages. HardCover Binding. Year: 1974. ISBN: 0399114645. Naked Nuns in Philadelphia? A tip to the Flaxborough police about a contract and a hit? With these precarious clues, the redoubtable Inspector Purbright is off and running in this delightfully ingenious, truly humorous mystery.