New York City: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1930. First U.S. Edition. Hardcover. Fine / Fine. Item #005387
8vo., 338(4)pp. Stunning First US Edition published the same year as the English edition. Original maroon cloth with titles stamped in black on front board and spine. Square, tight and clean throughout with little or no wear. Equally attractive though clipped dust wrapper has a bit of toning to the white panels but no other wear. A remarkably well-preserved example. Fresh and bright with no creases, chipping or tears. R. Austin Freeman is the pseudonym jointly of John James Pitcairn and Clifford Ashdown. ((Hubin p.153) A simply gorgeous collectable copy.