London: Cresset, 1950. First UK edition. Hardcover. Very Good / Near Fine. Author's first book and the basis for the highly acclaimed Alfred Hitchcock film. The book has some very minor spotting to the blue cloth and just a hint of scuffing to the bottom edge and some minor scattered foxing. The jacket is price-clipped. The jacket has benefitted by some very minor restoration work to the spine ends. The jacket is bright,clean and pleasing with some minor foxing to the white portions.