Hodder and Stoughton, 1961, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First, Illustrated By: Leslie Wood -- Cover Art
Red coloured boards with gilt coloured titles to the backstrip. Illustrated dustwrapper, by Leslie Wood, with white and peach coloured titles to the front panel and black and white coloured titles to the backstrip. "A typist from the Ministry of Scientific Research drowned on her honeymoon at St Jean-de-Luz. Alister Woodhead was accused of using her as a secret agent. To clear his reputation, and that of his department, he went himself to the Pays-Basque to discover the truth." -- from the front fold over panel blurb. Softening to the top tax trip edge with rubbing of the book corners and lower book edges. Foxing in light age toning of the textblock edges with dust marks to the top textblock edge. Faint foxing to the endpapers and remains of tape can be seen to the paste-downs. Rubbing to the dustwrapper edges and panels. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. , 9-250,  pages.. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Leslie Wood -- Cover Art. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Crime Fiction; Inventory No: 0117736.