Title THE DYING ALDERMAN
Book Condition Tanned offsetting to the half-title and last leaf, small chip to the corner of page 17, small spot of stain to the title-page; the spine has faded, mild soiling and edge fading to the covers, else very good in blue cloth with red titles; no dust jacket.
Edition First edition. From the distinguished detective library of Adrian Homer Goldstone, with his attractive bookplate to the front pastedown endpaper.
Publisher London: Constable & Co Ltd, (1930).
Seller ID 40123.00
"Holds up extremely well. There is narrative economy, the right kind of antagonism between police officers, sufficient characterization, unbroken suspense, subdued wit, local color, and a first-rate plot with a fine twist at the end."--Barzun & Taylor.