First edition, first printing. Original ochre cloth with green titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. Illustrated front endpapers. Illustrated throughout in black and white by Stuart Tresilian. An excellent near fine copy, the binding square and firm, the cloth bright and fresh. The contents, with a few faint spots to the text block edges and a date stamped and hand written to the rear free endpaper, are otherwise clean throughout. Complete with the original illustrated dustwrapper which is a little toned to the spine, has some nicking to the spine and flap folds and a few short closed to tears to the spine tips, which have been repaired to the inside with squares of paper and adhesive. Not price clipped (8d. 6d. to the front flap).
The tenth title in the 'Lockett' series.
Stock code: 22022