Collins Crime Club, 1936.
First edition, first printing. 8vo. Orange boards with black titles. A very good+ copy in original boards. A few marks to front boards & mild lightening to spine. No tears & no chipping to cloth. Internally clean with no inscriptions. Tiny nick & closed tear to foredge of two leaves. Original and unsplit endpapers. A very good copy.
Poirot is invited to play cards and view a private collection. Mr Shaitana was famous and his parties also; he boasted that he considered murder an artform - the bridge evening was to turn into a more dangerous game altogether!
Wagstaff & Poole P.126.