First Avon Books edition. Originally published in the year 1936 in both London by Heinemann and in the U.S. by Doubleday, Doran, & Company. It was also published as: "Legacy in Blood" by The American Mercury magazine in 1949. The colophon trademark was changed in 1942 to Murder Mystery Monthly. This title is Avon Murder Mystery Monthly #35. "It is the seventh novel to feature the mysterious Albert Campion, aided by his grouchy manservant Magersfontein Lugg." Moderate wear to the top of the front wrapper, pages tanned, missing the FFEP and the first ten pages yet the story doesn't begin until page eleven, light soiling to rear wrapper along with a small chip to fore-edge else a good copy of a digest-sized mystery novel.
Inventory Number: 39401