First edition, first printing. Inscribed by the author. Publisher's original purple cloth with gilt titles to the spine and black and white illustrations to the upper and lower boards, in the Sax designed dustwrapper. Endpapers illustrated with maps. A very good or better copy, the binding square and firm, the cloth a little rubbed and with some minor discolouration at the edges. The contents, with very faint minor spotting to the text block top edge are otherwise clean throughout. Complete with the rubbed, nicked and creased dustwrapper that has several short closed tears to the edges. Not price clipped (16s net to the front flap).
Inscribed by the author in blue ink to the title page "For / S. Baker / With best wishes / from / Dennis Wheatley [underlined]".
Stock code: 21856