First American Edition. Mystery novel of a "blind deaf mute who confesses to the cruel and senseless murder of a man he apparently did not know. Pronounced perfectly sane, even brilliant, he has nevertheless during months of imprisonment refused to permit either his wife or his mother to visit him in his cell". Basis for the 1954 English produced film The Green Scarf directed by George More O'Ferral and starring Michael Redgrave and Ann Todd. Near Fine in Very Good plus dustjacket, edges with moderate shelf wear, minor nicks and rubbing to spine and few flap corners, some mild soiling to panels.