New York: William Morrow & Co., 1938. First Edition. The author's first novel, following the struggle between a police Captain, a criminal escaped from a mental asylum, and those who may have released him to hide their own heinous crime. Hubin, p.181. Item #4304
First Printing. Octavo (19.5cm); black cloth, with titles stamped in teal on spine and front cover; light blue topstain; dustjacket; vi,281,pp. Subtle fading to topstain, else Fine in a Very Good+ or better dustjacket, unclipped (priced $2.00), with light wear to extremities, a short tear with attendant crease to upper edge of front panel, and some mild scuffing along upper and lower edge of rear panel.