Collins Crime Club, 1957.
First edition, first printing. 8vo. 256pp. Red boards with black titles. Grey and red typographical dustwrapper. A near fine copy with with unmarked boards. Usual tanning to leaves. No inscriptions. The near fine dustwrapper is complete with lightest wear to extremities, a couple of short closed tears & some dusting to rear panel. Original price of 12s6dnet to front flap. A very attractive copy with none of the usual fading/darkening to wrapper spine - scarce thus.
A Miss Marple novel. Two trains pass each other in the night - a glimpse of a possible murder flashed by. On arrival at the her destination Elspeth receives little sympathy for her fleeting images but on the fortunate arrival of Jane Marple the potential investigation takes on a new level of credibility.
Wagstaff & Poole p.207.