London: Published for the Crime Club by Collins, 1958. [Crime Mystery] FIRST UK EDITION WITH ORIGINAL JACKET ARTWORK. Octavo (19 x 13cm), pp.192. Publisher's orange cloth with black titles to spine. With the dust-jacket illustrated by William Randell, priced at 10/6. Together with the original artwork hand-painted by Randell (22 x 17cm), with original notes in ink and pencil to backing board. Presented in a custom-made fleece-lined navy quarter morocco clamshell box, with gilt titles to spine and navy cloth over sides. Total dimensions 25 x 20cm. Lightly toned to edges, with a little wear to jacket, including a few chips and closed tears, and some slight toning to spine. Artwork in lovely bright condition, with some wear due to its original use. Near fine. A unique presentation of this classic crime novel set in Florida. Item #60602
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