London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1936. [Crime stories] FIRST EDITION. Octavo (19 x 13cm), pp.310; , advertisements; , blank. In publisher's navy blue cloth with yellow label to spine, striking illustrated dust-wrapper priced at 7/6. A superb, fine copy of the book in a clean, fresh-looking example of the jacket which has been gently improved by some minor (and frankly non-essential) professional restoration. Twelve mysterious cases for the debonair detective Ronald Standish; good-looking, refined, and wealthy enough to be selective in taking cases that are of special interest to him. Item #52655
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