Six Against the Yard.
In which [the six authors] Commit the Crime of Murder which Ex-Superintendent Cornish, C.I.D., is called upon to solve.London, Selwyn & Bount,  Stock Code: 86243
NotesFirst edition, first impression, a Haycraft Queen Cornerstone. Stamped on the title page in purple ink "With the Publisher's Compliments". An interesting variation on the conventional detective fiction anthology, in which the six authors contribute stories featuring supposedly foolproof murders, each followed by an exposition of the flaws in the criminal scheme by the recently-retired detective George W. Cornish of Scotland Yard.
Octavo. Original salmon pink cloth, titles to spine in black. With the dust jacket.
Slight rubbing to ends and board edges, spotting to edges and early leaves, a very good copy in the jacket with faint dust-soiling to rear panel and small chips to ends and corners.
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