Garden City: Doubleday, 1930. hardcover. 8vo, black cloth printed in red; rubbed & faded on the spine. Garden City: Doubleday/ The Crime Club, 1930. very good(-).
Although without "First Edition" on the copyright page, this is a wonderfully inscribed copy. Starrett has written a presentation on the title page |
to Mr. Alexander Laing author of "End of Roaming" - a swell book- with the mysterious affection of the aforesaid Vincent Starrett, 20 October, 1930" Under the printed list of his books he has added 7 imaginary titles, including Caesar's Phallic War and Two Papers on the Care of the Navel. On the copyright page he has added to the printed disclaimer: "All errors are the printer's"