Very Good + / Very Good. Item #8430
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1924. First U.S. Edition. Octavo. 316 pages. Harold Mathews Brett-illustrated dust jacket with original $2.00 price present. Yellow boards stamped in black.
A romance English secret service spy-thriller from Williams, who turned to writing mysteries as an alternative to his illustrious career as a journalist, covering such events as the Versailles Peace Conference and the discovery of the tomb of Tutankhamen.
Dust jacket is chipped and creased along edges and top quarter of spine holding on by an inch-long band at front joint. (Jacket now in removable protective mylar) Boards show light shelfwear and colors remain bright. Binding is sound and pages unmarked.