London: Hodder & Stoughton, . First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. First edition. Octavo, original red cloth stamped in white & yellow on front panel, gilt titles to spine. 188 pp. Lacks front free endpaper, foxing to preliminary and terminal leaves and page edges, ink name "L.V.C Hedges" on front paste-down; another contemporary name in ink on fore-edges of text (Violet B); spine panel darkened and with a few stains, cloth generally somewhat darkened and very slightly worn at corners, corners rolled, slight effacing to white title letters on front panel. A good copy, sound and complete, of a very scarce book. Good. Item #311564
¶ Crime novel, a bank teller travels to Paris to solve a theft. Jacques Futrelle died in the sinking of the Titanic earlier in 1912.