London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1910.
1st Edition. Hardcover. First edition. Earliest & rarest binding of medium blue cloth gilt-lettered to the spine & stamped black on the upper cover. A fine copy of the first Hanaud book showing minimal use. Contemporary neat non-authorial inscription on the ffe dated December 25th, 1910. A very nice copy. Basis for three films. [ 1920, 1930 & 1939]. H-Q [Haycraft-Queen Cornerstone] Hagen, page 266; Catalogue of Crime #1561. Custom collector's black cloth case with gilt-lettered label & lined chemise.
Item #28172 Price: US$850.00