Book Condition: Fine
Edition: First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author
Size: 8vo; [xx], 416,  pages
Publisher: Franklin Center, PA: Franklin Library, 1995.
A special Limited first edition/first printing preceding the trade edition, SIGNED by author Phyllis Dorothy James in unread Fine condition.
A murder in a venerable English publishing mansion involves an inspector and a new secretary in a dangerous game of personal involvements and politics. A woman with enemies and the institutions which have come to represent symbols of oppression to others make for a complex, involving murder account packed with intriguing personalities.
This outstanding book is bound in genuine leather and features gilded, sewn in pages and ribbon marker, simply superb quality, Franklin Library at its best.