New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1921. Hardcover. Frontispiece illustration by Arthur William Brown. Small 8vo. Green cloth with black spine lettering and decoration. 267pp. Frontispiece. Very good. Spine slightly sunned, else tight and nice; 1922 nonauthorial gift inscription on front flyleaf. Item #45249
Attractive first edition of this legal fiction -- the second Mr. Tutt novel. Train (1875-1945) was a New York County assistant district attorney and as a mystery novelist pioneered the courtroom thriller genre and immortalized attorney Ephraim Tutt.