Publication: Faber and Faber, 1962, London
First edition. Author's first mystery. Introduces C.D.I. Adam Dalgliesh. Lightly foxed at top edges, else a fine, bright copy in dust jacket. Headstrong and beautiful, the young, beautiful and headstrong housemaid Sally Jupp is found strangled in her bed behind a bolted door. Policeman Adam Dalgliesh of Scotland Yard must find her killer among a houseful of suspects, most of whom had very good reason to wish her ill. An exceptional copy!
Inventory Number: 46400