Collins Crime Club, 1957.
First edition, first printing. 8vo. 256pp. Red boards with black titles. Grey and red typographical dustwrapper. A fine copy with unmarked boards. No inscriptions & no marks to textblock edges. The very good+ dustwrapper has some edgewear with a few short closed tears only. Original price of 12s6dnet to front flap. An attractive copy with none of the usual fading/darkening to wrapper spine.
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.