First Edition. J. F. dustjacket art. Uncommon mystery to be found in original publisher's dustjacket and not the remainder Grosset and Dunlap jacket. "Against an eerie background of the past, in an old house, haunted because of a witch woman's curse, he tells a modern story of a group of sophisticates caught in the meshes of a weird and horrible crime. But it was no ghost who plunged the knife into Phil Ryder's back in the very midst of a gay party of sixteen". Near Fine but for 'drip' spot at top page edge, in Very Good dustjacket, couple short closed tears, tiny chips and nicks at edges.