John Lane & The Bodley Head, 1930.
Third Printing. 8vo. Blue Art Deco boards with green & blindstamped decoration. A very good copy with clean boards. One small mark to top left corner of back board. Some edgewear & mild toning to spine. Internally complete with some light spotting to front endpaper o/w clean. No inscriptions. A very good copy of an early printing of Agatha Christie's fourth detective title.
A railway platform death, a cruise liner murder & a fortune in diamonds stolen - what links them all? Anne Beddingfeld and innocent bystander on the platform unravels the mystery which takes her as far afield as Africa where she chases the faceless killer know only as "The Colonel"