Title MIST ON THE SALTINGS
Book Condition Mild offsetting to the endsheets, else a near fine, fresh copy in later state (Cooper & Pike) red cloth with black spine lettering and rules, decorated with black vertical lines to the front cover; in a fine high quality FACSIMILE dust jacket.
Edition First edition. From the distinguished detective collection of Adrian Homer Goldstone, with his attractive bookplate to the front pastedown.
Publisher London: Constable and Company Ltd, 1933.
Seller ID 40131.00
A golden age British detective novel by a pioneer in the police procedural technique. An "outsider" is found dead on the shore when the tide goes out, and the police must overcome the locals' reticence to solve the case. A nice copy of an elusive book!