Publication: Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1947, London
First edition. Author's first book. Inked inscription on the front free fly leaf in the year of publication by the author: "To William Steed with respect and gratitude for a most happy association. Edgar Lustgarten, September 1947." Fine, bright copy in dust jacket. U.S. title ONE MORE UNFORTUNATE. Story of a young man on trial for the murder of a prostitute. The trial that follows is the focal point of this mystery. Haycraft/Queen Cornerstone mystery title.
Inventory Number: 47807