First American Edition. Hubin listed mystery title and biblio-mystery of sorts with two men "who were in fact one man. Talbot was reserved, slim, almost effeminate, an intellectual who wrote intricate, unusual novels. Tunstall was a successful, rather venal, portrait painter, who loved liquor and bawdy women and a good time". Near Fine but for a few tape shadows at endpapers, in Very Good dustjacket, some shallow edge chips.