New York, Holt Rinehart & Winston, 1970. First American Edition. Pen name of John Creasey. A top priority for Patrick Dawlish, head of the International Crime Haters, is to find noted inventor Albert Hull. He is indeed found---dead by the side of the road! Staining to front endpaper. Several pages show wrinkling as though dried after dampstaining. DJ has blue stripe common to books with Brodart covers. $7.50.