Collins Crime Club, 1957.
First edition, first printing. 8vo. 256pp. Red boards with black titles. Grey and red typographical dustwrapper. A very good+ copy with with unmarked boards. Some light spotting to edges. No inscriptions. The very good+ dustwrapper has some edgewear with old strengthening to verso of spine extremities. Original price of 12s6dnet to front flap. A very good+ 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.