New York, Farrar & Rinehart, 1935. First edition with Farrar logo to copyright page. Gilt titling faded, especially on spine, DJ flap tipped in to front endpaper. Binding slightly loose at title page. Small bookseller's sticker to rear endpaper. The second in the Nero Wolfe series, thirty men seek protection after two die and one is injured. Suspicion falls on a man who was severely injured by these men in a hazing some years before. A Haycraft Queen cornerstone. $250.00.