THE THIRD MURDERER
London: Hutchinson & Co., . First U.K. Edition. A well-preserved copy of the seventh Race Williams novel. "Race Williams here tells the story of the game he played with the three Gorgon brothers. Two were gangsters, and the third, a mind that, controlling them, ruled a great city. It is a crisp electric story of quick minds, and quick trigger fingers, and through it all "The Flame" runs her course, brilliant, uncertain, dangerous - The Girl with the Criminal Mind." Scarce, particularly in dustjacket. Hubin, p.104. Item #5512
First Impression. Octavo (19.5cm); red cloth, with titles stamped in black on spine; dustjacket; xii,13-288 + 24pp publisher's catalogue bound at rear. Foxing to text edges, endpapers, and a few preliminary leaves; cloth is bright and clean; Near Fine. Dustjacket is unclipped (priced 7/6 net), gently spine-sunned and lightly edgeworn, with some mild dust-soil, a few tiny tears, and attendant creases; an unrestored, Very Good+ example.