Publication: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1941, Boston
First U. S. edition. Originally published in the U. K. in 1939 using the title PRELUDE TO TROUBLE. Fine in dust jacket with professional restoration to spine ends, corners, and extremities. Richard Marlowe travels to France and becomes involved with a mastermind who has already murdered two men trying to locate him and expose his unscrupulous undercover rackets.
Inventory Number: 27921