First U. S. edition. Near fine in dust jacket with light professional restoration to the spine ends, corners, and extremities. "Robbery had been committed, robbery with murder, and yet the only thing missing was a three-pound jar of crab-apple jelly. Someone had valued that jar more than a human life." Henry Holt was a crime reporter for the London newspapers befor turning to novel writing. Crime Club mystery.
Inventory Number: 46674