Contemporary gift inscription to front free endpaper; cloth spine slightly spotted; dust-jacket with chipping at spine ends and corners with slight loss.
Yates (Dornford) Gale Warning
London & Melbourne, Ward, Lock, 1939.
First edition. 8vo. 6pp. advertisements. Original yellow cloth. Dust-jacket, correctly priced 7/6.
Jonathan Mansel, one of Dornford Yates’ most popular characters, heads a small private organisation dedicated to the detection of serious crime “by methods sadly unavailable to the regular police”. Uncommon in the jacket.