London: For The Crime Club by Collins, 1948. [Detective Fiction] FIRST EDITION. Octavo (19 x 13cm), pp.192. Publisher's orange hardback cloth binding, blocked to spine in black, illustrated dust-wrapper priced at 8/6. A lightly used copy with some edge-spotting, jacket with a couple of short tears and a little wear at crown. Near fine. Set in post-war Britain, in which euphoria has turned to discontent, even among the landed gentry. This intrigue involving Poirot, concerns the Cloade family, whose fortunes are in the hands of an attractive young family member, recently widowed... The novel was titled 'There Is a Tide' in the USA. Item #53205
Wagstaff and Poole p.198. Cooper and Pike; Detective Fiction pp.82-89.
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