Hardcover, orange cloth sans dust-jacket. A Red Badge Detective novel. Ex lending library copy with remnants of dust-jacket flaps pasted inside covers. Inside front cover is stamped with three days price from lending library. Oct. 30. 1951 stamped on lower corner of front free endpaper, and stamp from Carlo’s Music Shop [NYC] with lending dates written in pen and pencil on rear endpaper. Spine slightly cocked and last page of text creased. Covers generally bright and hinges strong. Text is clean and there is no name or book-plate present. Overall a good solid copy of this exceedingly scarce Christie title, priced accordingly.