Edition: First US printing.
Boston: Little Brown, (1978) dj. Hardcover first edition - Mystery set in a small English village by this New Zealand-born author who was considered (along with Agatha Christie, Margery Allingham and Dorothy L. Sayers) one of the four "Queens of Crime" during the Golden Age of Detective Fiction Features Superintendent Roderick Alleyn and his assistant Fox. 243 pp. Dust jacket by Alexander Farquarson. ISBN: 0-316546712.
Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket. (slight spine slant, few spots on back cover of dj)