First printing of this reissue, with the 1949 Pocket Books cover art. An unmarked copy with mild wear. Features a publisher's foreword about women in the pulps by Livia Tenzer and Jean Casellla, with an afterword by Lisa Maria Hogeland. A minor masterpiece, and one of the first to explore postwar American misogyny.
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