TRAGEDY IN PEWSEY CHART.
Edition: First edition.
New York & London: Longmans, Green and Co, 1929. Hardcover first edition - A rather scarce copy of the first crime novel by this author (she wrote 12 novels between 1929-1947), a story of a gang of drug smugglers and jewel thieves and of two young people who find themselves in danger when their paths cross that of the gang. Features Scotland Yard dectective Ambrose Nixon. 314 pp.
Condition: Fair condition only in black cloth with red lettering, no dust jacket (spine slant, some fraying to the ends of the spine and rubbing to the lettering, faint library stamps but no other markings. Synopsis glued to front pastedown)