Publication: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1930, New York
First edition. Fine, bright, tight copy with all lettering on the cloth bright in an attractive dust jacket. Philo Vance's elaborate murder investigation takes place in a museum of Egyptology. There is a great deal of material on ancient Egyptian art. This book was originally serialized in seven parts in the American magazine (December 1929-June 1930). An exceptional copy.
Inventory Number: 46988