London: Michael Joseph, 1972. 1st. Hardcover. First UK Edition. SIGNED by the author. 8vo. 223,  pp. Brown cloth in turquoise dustjacket with yellow & white lettering. Slight fading along upper board edges; bump to upper rear corner; else a fine copy. Item #14588
The fourth Virgil Tibbs detective novel by the author of award winning "In the Heat of the Night."