London, William Heinemann, 1946. First edition. Sir Henry Merrivale is in Cairo and overhears a curse of sorts placed upon Lady Loring's head. When milady disappears back in England, Sir Henry must ascertain how not one but two people could disappear from a country house. A bit of Egyptian archaeology thrown in which was popular ever since the discovery of King Tut's tomb in 1922. Corners slightly bumped. Spine lettering faded. Binding could be tighter. $20.00.