New York, Dutton, 1953. First US edition. Former British Secret Service agent and current Shakespearean mountain climber Lewker, in his second adventure, is called to the scene when a powerful French politician is killed in a fall to a glacier. When Lewker notices that the victim appears to have been strangled with his own scarf, the game is afoot. Ex-lib with inkstamps and markings to endpapers and contents page. Dust jacket has been taped to endpapers, residue and tape still present. Card pocket apparently torn off rear endpaper, rear hinge started. DJ taped to endpapers, partially loose from front, slight wear to extremities and library stickers to jacket spine. $45.00.