Publication: Sheridan House, 1941, New York
First U. S. edition. Fine in price-clipped dust jacket with light professional restoration to the spine ends, corners and extremities. Inspector Alleyn solves the death of a cabinet minister, who dies immediately while at the hospital, after a major operation. It was thought he died of a rupture appendix and peritonitis but his widow insisted upon an inquest and it was found that he had been murdered.
Inventory Number: 47761