London: Cassell & Co. Ltd., 1934. First Edition. First edition of the only novel to feature Bramah's wildly popular blind detective, Max Carrados. The plot centers around a criminal enterprise led by the evil Julian Joolby, who plans to flood the money markets with forged banknotes, with the goal of bringing the financial systems of the West to their knees. Scarce. Hubin, p.45. Item #3878
First Impression. Octavo (19.5cm); grayish-green cloth, with titles stamped in gilt on spine; dustjacket; [viii],311,pp. Spine ends gently nudged, touch of dust-soil to upper edge of textblock, with scattered foxing to text edges; Near Fine. In the dustjacket designed by Conrad Leigh (priced 7'6 net at lower spine); some dust-soil to rear panel, a few short tears and tiny splits, with several shallow nicks and losses along the edges; Very Good.