London: Collins, (1936). First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine / Very Good. Original purple cloth, lettered in silver to the spine. 8vo - 251 pp. A clean, bright and solid copy. The dust jacket is bright and very sharp indeed. There is some minor loss to the corners and some faint creasing along the top edge of the front panel. Cover art by Heade. Author's first book. A nautical murder mystery novel.