First Edition hardcover is in good condition and shows modest signs of wear to covers. DJ is protected with mylar. Retired library copy with the usual marks and attachments. 315 pages. Hardcover binding. Year: 1973 ISBN: 0671213687 Four men, all well on their way to becoming billionaires, pass a death sentence on a fifth: Jed Basco, president of their corporation. The trap was set long ago, but Jed was too reckless to detect it, too greedy for the incredible wealth the takeover converted on him, too confident of his edge in the game of command.