Publication: Rinehart & Co, Inc, 1956, New York
First U. S. edition. Page edges uniformly tanned, else fine in dust jacket with light wear to the spine ends and to the lower extremities of the front cover.. Author's second book in the Inspector Gently series and set in the English seaside resort town of Starmouth where a naked corpse with no cloths or laundry marks to help in his identification. The body had arrived on the beach early one morning, with four stab wounds in his chest, and Gently now had the problem of how and why had this occurred.
Inventory Number: 43217