New York: Dodd, Mead, 1929. First Printing. Hardcover. First American Edition of this early Christie novel, reuniting characters first introduced in The Secret of the Chimneys. 8vo (130 x 188mm): [viii],310pp. Publisher's orange cloth, patterned end papers, spine and front cover stamped in black, top edge stained orange, fore-edge untrimmed, manuscript ex-libris to half-title; without the dust jacket. About Fine and very fresh (top stain a tad faded, one corner gently bumped). Wagstaff & Poole, pp. 153-57. Hubin, p. 82. Fine-. Item #BB2057
Preceded by the London edition, published earlier the same year. Sequel to The Secret of Chimneys, with he return of Lady Eileen 'Bundle' Brent and Lord Caterham. The mystery is solved after Bundle returns from the Seven Dials Club, a sinister secret society whose hooded members address each other only by numbers. N. B. With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition, carefully preserved in archival, removable mylar sleeves. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed. (Fine Editions Ltd is a member of the Independent Online Booksellers Association, and we subscribe to its codes of ethics.).