First edition, first printing. Publisher's original blue cloth with black titles and border to the upper board and spine, in dustwrapper. An excellent near fine copy, the binding square and firm, the cloth fresh and bright. The contents with a previous owner's bookplate and shelf stamp to the front pastedown, and his ownership inscription and acquisition date at the head of the title page are otherwise clean throughout. Top edge of the closed text block a little spotted. Publisher's catalogue dated Autumn 1935 at the rear. Complete with the lightly rubbed and nicked dustwrapper that remains bright and without fading, loss or large tears. Correctly priced 7/6 net to the spine, with the light remains of a paper label that had been pasted over the top.
The second of two Hubin listed crime novels by John Crozier, both featuring the American Indian sleuth "Falcon".
Stock code: 19752