Philadelphia: Whitmore Publishing, 1970. Hardcover. 8vo (8.3 in, 21.1 cm). xv [1 blank], 1-334 [2 blanks] pp.
First edition: Signature by Boyd Ellsworth Payton (1908-1084) on front free endpaper in 1970. "Scapegoat tells the complete story of the strike, of Boyd Payton's imprisonment, and of his ultimate full pardon. Before the pardon came, Payton spent an agonizing nine months in jail, witnessing numerous acts of sadism and cruelty that most people would attribute to the Dark Ages." - front flap.
Publisher's black cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Dust jacket in clear archival protector. Exterior lightly handled. Dust jacket with some edgewear. Near fine in very good+ dust jacket. Item #1093
Signed by Author.