Hammond, Hammond & Co. Ltd, 1952, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First Edition, Illustrated By: SAX -- Cover Art
Blue coloured boards with gilt coloured titles and decoration to the backstrip. Illustrated dustwrapper by Sax, with black and white coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. When Canadian policeman Brett Tarleton and his wife Marilyn were having a holiday in the topical east coast of Africa they were not expecting a murder. But when you throw together a bunch of "... characters by turns exotic, amoral, excitable, secretive, with all their emotions intensified by the brilliant African sun, when avarice and cunning are aroused by the knowledge of unexpected wealth just waiting to be picked up, then anything can happen, including murder." -- From the front fold over panel blurb. Part of A Cloak and Dagger Mystery -- series. Bumping to the backstrip and to the book corners. Rubs and marks to the book panels. Browning to the text block edges and to the internal text. Original owner's name to the top edge of the three front end paper. Rubbing and chipping to the dustwrapper corners and backstrip edges. There is a small piece missing from the top edge of the rear dustwrapper panel and a few small closed tears to the same edge. Rubbing to the dustwrapper panels and fading to the backstrip. Size: 12mo (standard paperback). 350 g.; (4) 5-224 pages. . Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: SAX -- Cover Art. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Fiction; Fiction -- Crime; Inventory No: 0110504.