Early Printing, 'G-E' letter code, without 'First Edition' statement. Intriguing murder mystery in which the Earl of Bowcame receives the following letter: "You will be murdered on the last day of this month at precisely nine o'clock in the evening". Do the most brilliant detectives of Scotland Yard save him from this fate. If you are interested in finding out you will need to break the seal which binds the last few chapters of the book and which is amazingly still in tact on this copy. Also includes the publisher's wrap-around band which states the purchaser of this book can return it for a full refund if they leave the seal in place. Very Good in Good dustjacket, mostly split along front spine edge, stain noticeable at verso of spine area, dime sized chip at top spine end.