First Edition. M. Leone Bracker illustrations. Uncommon mystery novel somehow missed by Hubin in which an innocent man is convicted of murder and is only moments from the hangman's noose when the real murderer is discovered. Basis for the 1926 black and white silent Fox Film titled, Hell's Four Hundred, directed by John Griffith Wray and starring Margaret Livingston and Harrison Ford. Near Fine in Very Good dustjacket with top spine end chipped.