First U. S. edition. Author's first book. Originally published in the U. K. as THE BERG CASE in 1934. Fine, bright copy in dust jacket with light wear to spine ends and corners. A brutal murder is committed in a fashionable jewelry shop and the police are baffled as to who and why the man was murdered. The victim was a prominent antique dealer who was visiting the jewelry store. The tale unravels with clues being uncovered and each clue makes his murder more difficult to solve. An elusive Crime Club title.
Inventory Number: 25841