First edition of this "Double D Western" about a town's attempts to depose their long-tenured sheriff; basis for the 1969 film adaptation of the same name. NY: Doubleday & Company, 1968. Octavo, 8 1/2 x 5 3/4 in. 162pp. Black cloth boards, gold spine lettering; in dust jacket. Faint foxing to endpapers and base of textblock. Else near fine in a very good jacket, unclipped ("$3.95"), with a small chip at base of rear panel, light general rubbing and soiling. Jacket design by William Clancy.