London: W. Collins & Co Ltd., . First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. First Edition (no date on title page, 'Copyright, 1929' on verso). Octavo, original black cloth titled and ruled in red. 252 pp +  pp ads at rear for Collins 'New 7/6 Detective Novels'. Several full-page black & white illustrations in the text, printed on text paper and included in the pagination. A very good, clean copy. Very Good. Item #309436
¶ Golden Age Detective Fiction. The first edition is very uncommon.