New York: Alfred A. Knopf. 1939. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. First Edition. Octavo, original green clothtitled and designed in red. 271 pp. Stamp on rear endpaper 'Property of Frears Loan Library', no other markings. Corners a touch soft, mild bumps, a bit of soiling to the cloth; a very good copy. Very Good. Item #309449
¶ Detective Max Hale's first case.