First Edition. M. M. dustjacket art. Two bank clerks and their wives are "left a small fortune, but on conditions not only stringent but embarrassing. Among other tasks assigned them were the theft of an Anglo-Indian colonel's false teeth, the production of half of the uncrowned King of Limehouse's mustache, and inducing a bishop to use bad language. How the intrepid and resourceful quartet won through their various ordeals makes grand reading". Uncommon. Near Fine, soiling to page edges, in Very Good dustjacket, couple inch closed tear at lower front panel, small stain at lower spine end.