Boston, MA: Little, Brown and Company, 1938. [Thriller] ADVANCE REVIEW COPY, First US Edition. Octavo (21 x 14cm), pp. 451 . Publisher's yellow soft covers, titled in red with black illustrations. Internally clean, with some toning to spine, and fairly light general rubbing and bumping. A few small chips to covers. Very good. The author's first mystery for adults, originally published in the UK in 1937, listed in Hubin, and a major influence upon novelist Ian Fleming, creator of James Bond. Item #59724
GILBERT, Jon. Ian Fleming: The Bibliography [L9], p.616-7.