London: John Lane, The Bodley Head, 1922. [Mystery novel]. FIRST EDITION. Octavo, pp.312; , advertisements. Finely bound by the Baker Bindery, Anniston, Alabama in green full morocco, with gilt titles and decoration to spine, green patterned paste-paper endpapers, generous turn-ins ruled in gilt, with gilt motifs of dagger, pistol, moustache and knitting needles tooled as the four corner-pieces, all edges gilt. Original cloth spine and upper bound in at rear. Internally bright and clean. A fine copy in a handsome leather binding. The author's scarce second novel, being the first adventure for her popular series characters Tommy and Tuppence Beresford. Item #61254
Wagstaff and Poole; A Christie Bibliography. See also Cooper and Pike; Detective Fiction. HUBIN; Crime Fiction IV.
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