New York: Simon and Schuster, 1938. First Edition. Octavo (21cm.); publisher's black cloth, gilt-lettered spine, red topstain; ,309pp. Just a hint of a forward spine lean, front hinge very slightly pulled, previous bookseller's pencil notes rather extensively effaced on front free endpaper, else a Near Fine copy, spine gilt and topstain still brilliant, though offered without the elusive jacket. Forms part of the Inner Sanctum Mystery series. Adapted by Orson Welles into the 1947 film noir "The Lady From Shanghai," starring Welles and Rita Hayworth. DARK PAGE, p. 176-7; HUBIN, p. 239.