New York: Beaufort Books, (1984). First U.S. edition. INSCRIBED, "For Marian, With all good wishes, Michael Bond." Bond wrote books for children, most notably his series featuring "Paddington Bear." This is one is for adults -- a gastronomic mystery in his series featuring Monsieur Pamplemousse and his faithful bloodhound, Pommes Frites. About fine with faint stain to small section of page top corners; in near fine dust jacket with one small tear at center of the spine.