New York: The Mystery League, Inc., 1931. First American Edition. Sharp copy of this Haycraft-Queen Cornerstone title and early serial killer novel that author Vincent Starrett magnanimously cited as "one of the ten greatest detective novels ever written." Hubin, p.28; Pronzini & Muller, p.52. Item #2527
First Printing. Octavo (19.25cm); black cloth, with titling and publisher's logo stamped in green on spine and front cover; dustjacket; 284,pp. Mild wear to spine ends, with scattered foxing to text edges; Near Fine. Dustjacket is a bright, Fine example, without wear or fading.