New York, Knopf, 1931. First US edition. Being entry number one in the case-book of Ronald Camberwell., who is private secretary to Mr. Christopher Nicholas. But his coveted position and long awaited contentment come to a screaming halt when a visitor to the house is murdered! Naturally Camberwell's employer is a prime suspect, so the secretary takes it upon himself to find the killer, the method, and the motive, if he can. Light staining to boards with slight wear to extremities. $17.50.