London: Hutchinson & Co., 1959. First Edition. The fifth book by the French crime fiction duo, collecting two long stories written in their disturbing, suspenseful style - "The Evil Eye" and "The Sleeping Beauty". Among the authors' scarcer titles, with no corresponding American release. Hubin, p.39. Item #1014
First Impression. Octavo (19cm); black cloth, with titling and decorations stamped in white and red on spine; dustjacket; 207, pp. Slight forward lean, brief erasure to upper right corner of the front endpaper, with upper right corners gently tapped (though still sharp); Near Fine. Dustjacket is unclipped (priced 12s 6d net), gentle sunning to white lettering at spine, with some minor wear to corner tips, two tiny tears, and a faint trace of tape residue at lower rear flap fold; Very Good+ to Near Fine.