New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1929. First US Edition Thus. The author's twelfth book, a Dr. Thorndyke mystery where he attempts to outwit a criminal who is stalking a young medical student. Item #2247
Preceded by the 1915 edition published by John C. Winston. Octavo (19.25cm); black cloth, with titling and decorative elements stamped in green on spine and front cover; green topstain; decorative endpapers; dustjacket; , 358, pp. Topstain faded, with minor wear to base of spine and lower board edges; very Near Fine. Dustjacket is unclipped (priced $2.00), with faint, vertical creases to front panel and along front flap; a bright, very Near Fine example.