First edition. Limited edition of 15 lettered copies signed by the author and Ellis Peters, who wrote the appreciation for Lindsey Davis. Fine in quarter leather with raised bands and marbled boards in transparent dust jacket. Notorious Roman crime lord, Balbinus Pius, is sent into exile. Rather than things finally quieting down in the Vespasian city, there is an outbreak of robbery and murder, suggesting a new criminal ring has moved into Balbinus' territory. Petro and Falco are called in to investigate.
Inventory Number: 20459