Edition: First US printing.
New York: Scribner's, 1995. dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's third novel, and the second mystery featuring novelist Kate Ivory, who agrees to take on an assignment to find out what is happening the books of Oxford University - and then she discovers that not only are the books disappearing. A young trainee went missing a year earlier, and she was found murdered. 184 pp. ISBN: 0-684-197294.
Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket (appears unread, but with a remainder line)