First Dodd Mead Edition, first published by D. Appleton in 1915. (but first printing with) Arthur Hawkins Jr. dustjacket art. Humorous high-society mystery revolving around the disappearance of a rare species of Egyptian beetle. Scarce printing. Near Fine in almost Very Good dustjacket, chipped at spine ends, some closed tears mended with archival tape at verso, square inch piece of jacket at top rear panel reattached with archival tape at verso.