black titles spine, blind stamped decoration to front, a Hodder 'Two-Shilling' novel. "While the millionaire Stratford Harlow is in Princetown, not only does he meet with his lawyer Mr Ellenbury but he gets his first glimpse of the beautiful Aileen Rivers, niece of the actor and convicted felon Arthur Ingle. When Aileen is involved in a car accident on the Thames embankment, the driver is James Carlton of Scotland Yard. Later that evening Carlton gets a call. It is Aileen and she needs help!" The yellow D/J. front has (within the Edgar Wallace trademark crimson circle with printed signature) a colour illust. of a frightened girl facing a man with an axe, the book has damage to the spine top where some careless soul has torn the top half-inch from the spine though it remains attached, some browning of endpapers, the D/J. has an inch missing from both spine ends but is otherwise in good order with only slight edgewear, back cover & inner flaps list other titles,
Reprint; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
Author Wallace, Edgar
Date undated circa 1930's
Binding Hardcover (Original Red Cloth)
Publisher Hodder & Stoughton, London