New York: Gateway Books, 1942. First Edition. Octavo (19.5cm.); original cloth in red pictorial dust jacket, green topstain; 255pp. Jacket extremities a bit rubbed and chipped, upper flap clipped at bottom corner affecting one word with loss of meaning (but not price, $2.00); a couple short closed tears to rear jacket panel. Near Fine in Very Good, quite scarce jacket. One of the author's less common murder mysteries, with OCLC locating 2 holdings as of October, 2015, at Missouri and Ohio State. HUBIN, p. 290.