Edition: First printing
London: Crime Club / Collins, 1962. Author's first book. Red boards. Faint sunning to upper inner corner of front cover; short tear (1/4 inch max) and tiny hole to lower edge of pp 201-12 ; else a fine copy, no owner names. Black dust jacket has slight sunning to the red portions of the spine; 1.5 inch tear and crease to upper inner corner of front panel; slight soiling to white rear panel; light rubbing to front panel, front flap fold; else VG, flap price intact. Woods has long lived in Nova Scotia, Canada, where she began writing, but has set all of her novels in her native England.
Condition: Binding: Hardcover