New York: Macaulay, 1938. First Edition. First novel by the author of Detour, centered around the question of whether a man can be punished twice for the same crime. Hubin, p.172. Item #1352
First Printing. Octavo (19.25cm); variant bound in smooth cornflower blue cloth, with titles stamped in orange on spine; dustjacket; 249, pp. Some mottling to cloth at spine and along joints, else Near Fine and clean throughout. Dustjacket is unclipped (priced $2.00), lightly edgeworn, with a few shallow chips at the crown, a patch of soil and two long tears to rear panel, with corresponding clear tape mends on verso; Very Good+.