New York: St. Martin's Press, 1988. First edition. Hardcover. First printing. Harris' third book and the second to feature Hannibal Lecter, one of the most compelling literary villains ever created. Made into the memorable movie with Jodie Foster and Anthony Hopkins who both won Academy Awards for their performances. A tight near fine copy with a faint sticker shadow to the front free endpaper in a very near fine dust jacket.