Spine slightly sunned, overall VG+.
Hubin; Crime Fiction IV. p763.
London, Chatto & Windus, 1939.
First edition, cut signature of author affixed to front free endpaper. 8vo. Title printed in red & black within ruled border. Original purple cloth, spine lettered in silver. Lacking dust-jacket.
The first edition of the Bristol-born Household’s most famous work, a classic of thriller fiction, with (an admittedly unnamed) Hitler firmly in the author’s sights.