1946: Collins Crime Club,
First Edition. Hardcover. 8vo. 256pp. Original orange boards with black lettering to spine. Red dustwrapper with white titles. A near fine copy with faint creasing towards top right corner of cloth boards o/w fine. Internally clean with no inscriptions. The near fine dustwrapper has a few short closed tears with absolutely none of the usual fading to the red wrapper spine or darkening to the white Crime Club Gunman to the spine. Some dusting to wrapper panels. Original price of 8s6dnet on front flap.
A Hercule Poirot novel - "a human story about human people"
Wagstaff & Poole p.197.