New English Library, 1968, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: Poor, First Edition
Pale blue coloured endpapers. Dark blue coloured boards with gilt coloured titles to the spine. Bumping and discolouration to the head and to the heel of the backstrip. Photographic dustwrapper, showing a glass in which a young lady lies within, along with some brandy. Blue background with white coloured titles to the front panel and spine. 1st in the Carruthers, Simpson & Briggs series, an Inner Sanctum Mystery. Bumping to the book corners and there has been complete loss of colour to the top book edge and shelf wear to the lower. Heavy browning and foxing to the text block edges. Staining has occurred to the lower one third of the front fore edge and half of the lower text block edges. Sunning to the front edge the free front endpaper and browning to pages. Rubbing and chipping to the dustwrapper corners and to the head of the backstrip. Heavy rubbing to all the dustwrapper edges and panels. The remains of a removal of the sticker can be seen to the top right-hand corner of the front panel. This is the first UK edition. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 160 pages.. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Fiction; Fiction -- Crime; Inventory No: 0105062.