New York: Duell, Sloan, & Pearce, 1940. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good / Very good. Original black cloth, stamped in blue. Octavo - 240 pp. The boards show a few scuffs but the corners are square and the hinges strong. There is a small scar on the front free endpaper from an over-agressive bit of erasing. The jacket is bright and un-clipped. There is a faint vertical line on the front panel. There are a few instances of very subtle repair to the edges. Her first mystery novel. A clean, bright and solid copy of this Haycraft-Queen Cornerstone volume.