Hardcover binding is firm and hinges are not cracked or damaged. Pages are tight and clean. Boards and DJ have light shelfwear and rubbing. Library discard with usual marks and attachments. Pocket removed. DJ protected with mylar and not clipped. 191 pages. HardCover Binding. Year: 1973. ISBN: 0698105508. Where decaying palazzos sometimes conceal unexpected treasures; where art forgery has become an art in itself; where an exiled Mafia don turns patron and the search for two priceless pre-Renaissance paintings leads to murder-Venice off-season is the elegantly sinister setting for this taut and terrifying novel of romance and suspense.