New York, NY: Dodd, Mead and Company, 1936. [Murder mystery] FIRST US EDITION. Octavo (20 x 15cm) pp.[x]; 306; , blank. Publisher's lemon yellow blue cloth blocked in dark green, top edge yellow, fore-edge untrimmed, illustrated dust-wrapper. Fine in a price-clipped dust-jacket, which has wear at spine tips, hinges, and front flap fold. A scarce title, especially in dust-jacket. Another case for the legendary detective partnership of Hercule Poirot and best friend Captain Arthur Hastings, a military man of great bravery who faced death unflinchingly when confronted by 'The Big Four' and who, when forced to choose between Poirot and his wife in the novel of the same name, promptly chose Poirot. Item #64190
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