First edition, first printing. Publisher's original cream cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A very good or better copy, the binding firm and the cloth clean. The contents, with an award inscription in blue ink to the front endpaper are otherwise clean throughout. Complete with the lightly rubbed and nicked dustwrapper which has a short closed tear to the top edge of the upper panel and a little fading to the spine. Not price-clipped (8s 6d net to the front flap).
A scarce biblio-mystery featuring Professor John Stubbs. (Hubin; not in Penzler: Bibliomysteries 2017).
Stock code: 18047