Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott, 1938. First Edition. First Printing. Octavo (19.5cm); orange cloth covered boards designed with horizontal sizing, titled in black on the cover and spine; orange topstain; 287pp; spine ends are pushed; a few faint marks to the topstain; Very Good+ or better, lacking the dustjacket.
No. 50 in the Fleming Stone series. "An overdose of prussic acid was the cause of Peter Tolman's death. When [Fleming] Stone learned that Tolman had made a practice of eating peach pits, said to contain prussic acid, he was temporarily thrown off track..." (from the preface); MAINIERO, American Women Writers, vol. 4, p.350.