Very Good. Item #11259
New York: Doubleday, Doran & Company / The Crime Club, 1942. First Edition, stated. Octavo; [xvi], 301pp. Illustrations throughout. Publisher's blue cloth with yellow lettering. Lacks dust jacket. Boards rubbed along edges and down joints, with rubbing and nudging at spine ends. Spine cocked, a bit moreso at head. Opens easily between a few gatherings and as if opened flatly at a few illustrations, but binding is holding. Pages faintly toning but unmarked.