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CARR, John Dickson.

The Emperor’s Snuff-Box.

Published: New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1942

Stock code: 104432

Price: £375

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First edition, first printing, first issue dust jacket with blurbs for five other Harper books on the rear panel. Generally considered as one of Carr’s best novels, The Emperor’s Snuff-Box was adapted into the 1957 film, That Woman Opposite, directed by Compton Bennett. Published simultaneously in the UK by Hamilton.

Octavo. Original red cloth, titles to spine and front board in dark blue. With the dust jacket. A particularly bright copy in a price-clipped jacket with a few minor nicks.

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