First edition, first printing. 8vo. Black boards with gilt titles. Pictorial dustwrapper. A near fine copy with clean boards. Internally clean. A hint of spotting to topedge. No inscriptions. The very good+ dustwrapper is complete. Some edgewear to extremities and mild toning to spine. Original price of £1.60net to front flap.
An Inspector Wexford novel - filled with pathos and terror, passion, bitterness and loss - "an original and chilling mystery"