First Edition stated. Edna Reindel dustjacket art. Uncommon mystery title by this author better known for young adult fiction. 'The gold fields of the Amur River in far eastern Siberia provide the background for this tale of revolution and famine, brutal revenge and courageous loyalty. Under cover of the general disorder that sweeps over the country at the close of the Russo-Japanese War, Grubof, a corrupt and powerful official attempts to seize a gold mine operated by a young American mining engineer.' Near Fine in Very Good modestly soiled dustjacket, chipped at spine ends, some small edge chips.