Paris: Gallimard, 1958. Paperback. 249p. +4p backlist, text in French, very good first edition mass-market paperback original in printed wraps, yellow and white titles on black field with white margins. Série Noire #466 sous la direction de Marcel Duhamel.
The true first edition of the second book in the Grave Digger Jones and Coffin Ed Johnson series (though written after two books in the series had been published).