New York, Dodd, Mead, 1927. First US edition. Andrew Drayton, noted collector of jewels, is murdered in a room awash with fingerprints. Add to that a secret chamber with sinister contents, and you have a vintage Dr. Thorndyke adventure to savor. Strong vg+ in blue boards. Small light crease to front board with corners slightly bumped and a small apparent ink stain to rear board. Binding loose in spots, showing webbing at title page. $75.00.