London: Faber and Faber Ltd., . First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. First Edition. Octavo, original salmon cloth titled and ruled in gilt on spine panel. 238 pp. Ex-Private Lending Library copy, with a small rubberstamp and the word "Gift" in pen on title page, small 'Withdrawn' stamp on front free endpaper, no other marks. Front dust jacket flap clipped and affixed to front endpaper. Overall, a very good copy. Very Good. Item #309444
¶ Vickers second collection of stories about a fictitious entity - Scotland Yard's Department of Dead Ends. All the stories concern unsolved murder cases.