New York: Crime Club, 1939. First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo (8vo). Very good- condition / Very good- condition (DJ). Item #011163
[x], 294 pages of text. Hardcover binding with minor darkening to top edge, and minimal shelfwear. Price-clipped dustjacket is somewhat sunned on spine, and is moderately rubbed, with tiny chips to extremties, and several creases and tears; protected in archival mylar. Stated "First Edition" on copyright page. Rear panel lists four recent releases; inner rear flap states "520-39" on lower edge. Minor browning to endpapers, and previous owner's name (in light pencil) on front endpaper.