New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1906.
1st Edition. Hardcover. First Edition of this Haycraft-Queen Cornerstone and Queens Quorum title featuring the brilliant and eccentric French detective Eugene Valmont. A better than very good copy in pictorial cloth, (a trifle scuffed), white and black titles. 8vo. 330 pp. + 6 pp. of adverts. With 8 pp. of black and white illustrations. "These stories provide considerable ingenuity. Some of them, particularly The Absent-Minded Coterie, are tours de force which have found their place in detective anthologies." Barnes, Murder In Print.
Item #28444 Price: US$475.00