Title THE UMBRELLA MURDER
Book Condition Near fine: owner's name to pastedown, front endsheet, dots of dampstain to fore-edge and lower page edges, light wear at lower edge, tiny spots of stain to rear cover, mild darkening to spine crown; very good jacket, chipped, nicked, lightly dampstained.
Edition First edition, first printing. In green cloth with black titling; in an illustrated dust jacket with artwork by Irving Politzer.
Publisher Philadelphia & London: J.B. Lippincott Company, 1931.
Seller ID 48318.00
A Fleming Stone mystery. "The vogue of the genre owes much to this gentle American lady...who wrote indefatigably (170 books, 75 of them mysteries), edited anthologies, and produced the first theoretical treatise on the form."--Barzun and Taylor.