London & Toronto: William Heinemann Ltd., 1939. First Edition, First Printing. First edition, first printing. Octavo. Contemporary rebinding in blue patterned cloth with titles in black on spine and a black circular ink stamp on the lower half of the front cover, in printed dust jacket. 334 pages. Publisher's device on title page. The Adrian Homer Goldstone copy, with his illustrated bookplate on front pastedown. Slight bumps, a very good copy in a slightly soiled dust jacket, darkened on spine. We believe that the jacket has been very slightly trimmed to fit this binding. See 'The Adrian H. Goldstone Collection of Mystery and Detective Fiction', (California Book Auction Galleries, 1981), Part One, Lot No. 966. Item #310185
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