New York: P. F. Collier & Son/Doubleday Crime Club, (1929). Reprint. Hardcover. Black cloth over boards with title and logo stamped in red onto upper board and spine, 12mo (7-3/8 inches tall), pp. 312. Volume with spine ends softened, top corner of ffep clipped and slight toning to text block. Price-intact DJ has edge wear and heavy fading to spine text, a 2 inch triangular piece missing from bottom corner of rear panel near flap edge, smaller chips and closed tears to spine ends and flap corners, old tape repairs verso. DJ with the same great artwork - credited to "HD" - as the Doubleday first edition, with only the rear flap and panel changed to reflect Collier's current offerings of the day. A tough jacket to find in decent condition. Very Good / Poor. Item #1155
Danger from the "Yellow Peril" and the "Diabolically cruel and diabolically clever" head of a dope-smuggling ring keeps Scotland Yard busy in this early Crime Club mystery.
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