First edition, first printing. Original raspberry coloured cloth with titles in pale blue to the spine, in dustwrapper. Illustrated endpapers. Illustrated throughout with black and white drawings by Stuart Tresilian. An excellent near fine copy, the binding square and firm, the board corners mildly bumped, the cloth bright and fresh. The contents, with some spotting to the closed text block edges, are otherwise clean throughout and without stamps or inscriptions. Complete with the very good lightly rubbed and nicked original dustwrapper that is a touch darkened to the spine, has a few short closed tears to the extremities, and some spotting to the rear panel. Not price clipped (7s 6d. to the front flap).
The seventh title in the 'Lockett' series.
Stock code: 22035