New York: Dodd, Mead & Co., 1932. First U.S. edition. An Inspector Anthony Slade Mystery. Gribble (1908-1985), a founding member of the Crime Writers Association, also wrote Westerns and books on criminology and other subjects. His many pseudonyms included Sterry Browning, James Gannett, Leo Grex, Louis Grey, Piers Marlowe, Dexter Muir and Bruce Sanders. Fine in near fine dust jacket with only minor wear. Quite scarce in dust jacket.