First edition. The second of two editions listed by Queen as Queen's Quorum 104. With an Introduction by Ellery Queen. Former owner's name, lightly faded at spine ends, else very good in dust jacket with internal cellophane tape repairs, moderate wear to spine ends, chip at top edge of rear panel and to corner points. Contains the same Ellery Queen introduction as the U. S. edition, but has eight additional Department of Dead Ends' mysteries, that are not included in the 1947 U. S. edition and has only two stories common to each edition. Queen's Quorum 104 says "... relate the full case histories of unusual murders ... "a minute and detailed description of the crime, setting forth the antecedents, motives, and all attendant circumstances." Readers "see the crime committed, know all about the criminal." Queen's Quorum 104.
Inventory Number: 36167