First UK edition, first printing. Publisher's orange cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. An excellent near fine copy, the binding square and firm, the contents clean throughout and without previous owner's inscriptions or stamps. Complete with the lightly rubbed and nicked dustwrapper which has several tiny closed tears at the extremities but remains bright and without loss. Correctly priced 7/6 net to the spine. An attractive example.
The second of Gollomb's mysteries to feature the psychoanalyst detective Francis Galt, known as "The Goldfish". (Hubin).
Stock code: 15540