Signed by Author to titlepage. First edition, first printing. 8vo. Red boards with gilt titles. A fine copy with clean boards. Internally clean with no inscriptions. The fine dustwrapper is complete with no loss. A hint of toning to spine only. Original price of 25/- to spine. A superior signed copy.
The third detective novel by Burley and the second featuring Dr Henry Pym, Criminologist. Pym and his secretary are invited to a manor house to look at some manuscripts but the Doctor was really invited to discuss a threatening letter involving the disappearance of two young women replicating a similar crime his ancestor was involved in two centuries ago!