A Double Barrelled Detective Story.
First edition, first printing.
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Octavo. Original red cloth, titles to spine gilt, to front board red on gilt ground with quotation and facsimile author’s signature in gilt, illustrated endpapers, top edge gilt. Housed in a custom green cloth chemise and quarter morocco slipcase. Frontispiece with tissue guard and 6 plates by Lucius Hitchcock. Ownership stamp to front pastedown, ownership signature and bookplate to second blank, bookseller’s ticket to rear free endpaper. Spine a little faded, tips rubbed, small mark to front board, faint browning to endpapers, otherwise internally fresh. An excellent copy.