First edition, first printing. 8vo. Red boards with silver gilt lettering to spine. Pictorial dustwrapper. A very good copy with clean boards. Some foxing to edges & front endpaper. No inscriptions. The very good+ dustwrapper is complete with no loss. Medium wear to extremities with a few short closed tears. None of the usual toning to wrapper spine & not the usual unpriced export copy with original price of 8s6dnet to front flap.
Reviewed as Innes' "finest thriller to date"