Edges of boards and DJ have light shelfwear. DJ protected with mylar. Pages tight and clean. Retired library book with usual marks and attachments. Pocket removed. 196 pages. HardCover Binding. Year: 1974. ISBN: 039449203x. The man is Muhlbach. He is a widower in his fifties, conservative, discreet, sensible, a New York insurance executive on a quick business trip to the Southwest, whiling away an unscheduled hour. He has wandered into a curio sop. And now stands transfixed before a small, beautiful (presumably pre-Columbian) figurine. He is bewildered by the intensity of his desire. He has to have it.