1951: Collins Crime Club,
First edition, first printing. 8vo. Orange boards with black lettering to spine. A near fine copy with clean boards. No marks to textblock edges & no inscriptions. The very good+/near fine dustwrapper has wear to extremities with a few short short closed tears & a few tiny nicks. None of the usual fading to red hues in spine. Original price of 8s6dnet to front flap.
Inspired by Christie's own trips to Baghdad. A spy mystery.
Wagstaff & Poole p.202.