Garden City: Published for The Crime Club by Doubleday, Doran & Company, 1929. First edition. Octavo; First edition; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, black with red print; Boards in black cloth with red print, wear to corners and spine caps, cocked spine, shelfwear; Text block has spotting to edges, foxing/tanning to endpapers, cracked front hinge, intermittent spine breaks, age-toning to paper; 344 pages.
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New York, NY: The Sun Dial Press, 1940. Small Octavo; G/no-DJ; Ex Library; Black spine with white text; Cover clean, corners worn down to the board, edges fraying down to the board, spine has been repaired and the text is handwritten by a previous owner, previous bookseller price tag affixed to back cover; Textblock darkened by age, Ex-Library stamp on front interior pastedown and the title page, several signatures separating, at least one has been repaired, some staining throughout the textblock, red ink stamp along headband faded, edges deckled; pp 273.
Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1951. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Olive green spine with orange text; Boards strong, age-faded, spine is worn down the middle; Textblock darkened by age, otherwise clean, with a dark stain on the fore edge spine, and light staining on the front free-end page; pp 336.
London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1969. First Edition, Sixth Impression. Octavo, 635 pages VG-/VG-; Spine is olive with a white stripe with black lettering; dust jacket is in a mylar covering, has price uncut '£1.05', has sticker covering the original price, has shelf wear along the top and bottom edges, has wear along the sides of the spine and the fore edges; ffep has minor discoloration from aforementioned sticker on the dj, title page has a small blotch that bleeds into the next page; shelved case 6.
London, UK: Ward, Lock & Co., Limited, 1930. Small Octavo; G/no-DJ; Red spine with black text; Covers are worn with age, the bottom fore corners are frayed down to the boards, on the front cover there is a half-moon stain as well as undetermined white and black stains, the back cover has several smudges, and the spine is two-thirds of the way separated from the textblock starting from the tail; Textblock darkened by age, otherwise generally clean, interior front hinge cracked, name of a previous owner has been crossed out from the front pastedown, a previous owners' name is inscribed on the dedication page, several dark pink stains appear throughout the textblock; pp 253.