First Edition. Bip Pares dustjacket art. London set mystery novel of a young man who joins a band of criminals and who is left to take the rap for a diamond theft. "Owing to the death of his father, he emerges from prison as Lord Newberry with money and estates, but with a bitter hatred of the Lambs and a fixed determination to square accounts with them". Basis for the 1931 Columbia Pictures talking film directed by George B. Seitz and starring Walter Byron and Carmel Myers. Very Good, some soiling to covers, few dog-eared pages, in a lovely Near Fine or Fine dustjacket that was almost certainly stored separately from the book.