New York, Walker, 1968. First US edition. Pen name of John Creasey, incredibly prolific author who published twenty-nine novels in 1937 alone. Here, the Baron, retired jewel thief, is astonished to learn of a little old lady in Wiltshire has five Old Masters' works stashed in her attic. When he arrives to see the paintings, the woman's house is aflame! Apparent glue/tape residue to front endpaper and blue Brodart stripe to DJ. $10.00.