First edition. 8vo. 336pp. Frontispiece & 17 further further plates by Sidney Seymour Lucas. Red boards with gilt lettering to spine & front board. A verygood+/near fine copy with square corners. Clean boards with just a very small light mark to front board & a sprinkle of dusting. Light wear to extremities. Internally clean with small neat inscription to front endpaper. Endpapers original and unsplit. None of the usual foxing. No loose leaves. A smart copy.
Introducing the Reverend Detective who Barnaby Ross described as "...one of the three greatest Detectives ever invented" and ushered in the Second Golden Era of Detective Fiction.
No. 47 Queens Quorum. Haycraft Queen Cornerstone.