New York City: W. J. Watt & Company, 1920. 1st Edition. Cloth. Fine / Very Good. Item #009195
12mo., vii(5)294pp. Beautiful First Edition of this early Bibliomystery, bound in publisher's original red cloth ruled in blind. Title embossed on black background and author's name stamped in black on front board. All titles stamped in black on spine. Frontis illustration by Paul Stahr. Square, tight and clean throughout with little or no wear. Perhaps a hint at the spine ends and tips but barely. No foxing or toning. Remarkably fresh, bright and well-preserved. Quite uncommon unclipped, though unpriced dust-jacket has some small chips to edges. Some minor surface rubbing and a small scrape on front panel. Still fresh and bright A simply gorgeous collectable copy of an uncommon item in any condition. (Hubin, p.50).