Delacorte Press, 1999. FIRST EDITION, numberline with "1" Very good condition, original dust jacket not price clipped. Ex-libris, plastic library cover and usual markings, card pocket, etc. Seven years after Dr. Hannibal Lecter's escape from the authorities, the climax of Silence of the Lambs, one of his earlier victims uses Agent Starling as bait to draw the doctor into an intricate and unspeakable design for revenge. 486 pages.