New York, Walker, 1969. First US edition. Pen name of John Creasey. Former jewel thief John Mannering, known to some as the Baron, finds himself with a case close to home--Mrs. Mannering's maid has been murdered, but the intended victim was Lorna Mannering herself! Light staining to boards with apparent card removal residue to rear endpaper. DJ shows blue stripe from Brodart cover. $15.00.