New York: A.L. Burt Company, Publishers.  [i.e., slightly later]. Early Edition. Hardcover. Early Reprint, 1st issued by Putnams in 1910. Octavo, original publisher's green cloth titled and decorated in red and dark green. 425 pp, frontispiece. Two names in pencil on front endpapers (the same name, twice); a very good clean copy, in the original publisher's pictorial dust jacket. The jacket is somewhat worn & frayed, with small bits of old cello tape on the verso at head & heel of spine panel, the spine panel is somewhat darkened to the point where the title is illegible. Still, quite a decent & nice early dust jacket. Very Good in Dust Jacket. Item #309457
¶ Mystery novel by "the mother of the detective novel." The narrator is about to tell his fiancée that he loves her sister instead - when he discovers his fiancée's body.