The Crime Conductor
Subscriber's edition - preceding UK first edition. A US first edition, first impression.
Wrapper : The period wrapper on this copy is bright, clean and complete. It is unclipped. The front panel is bright, fresh and unfaded. It shows a touch of wear at the top edge. The spine is clean and unmarked. The orange portion of the spine has faded. The spine is gently rubbed at the ends. The back panel is bright, showing negligible bruising at the top edge. Looks sharp.
Book : The book is square and very tight. There are no previous ownership inscriptions. The boards are very clean and very bright. There is a touch of bruising to the spine ends. The pages are clean and bright. No foxing. The closed page edges are unmarked - they are slightly dulled. No dog-eared pages. The binding is solid - no cracked hinges. A very nice copy in a protected wrapper.
Publisher: Doubleday Doran