London: The Popular Library. No Date [mid-1930's]. Early Edition. Hardcover. Early British edition. Octavo, original orange cloth titled in black on spine panel. A bit dusty, birthday inscription on front paste-down dated 1934; a very good, clean copy in the original colour pictorial 3/6 dust wrapper. The wrapper is a bit dusty, irregularly faded on the spine and with short closed tears with some internal tape mends. Still, an attractive example of a very scarce period dust wrapper. Very Good in Dust Jacket. Item #3689
¶ Early British edition of this Golden Age Mystery novel. First published in the USA by Bobbs-Merril in 1926, the first UK edition was John Hamilton, London, .