First UK edition, first printing. Original blue cloth with gilt lettering, in dustwrapper. Red top-stain, as issued A fine copy with no inscriptions or stamps in a near-fine dustwrapper with very minor rubbing, without any of the fading to the spine commonly found with this volume. Not price-clipped; correctly priced (25s. net) to the inside flap.
The final Gideon Fell novel.
Stock code: 16990