New York: George H. Doran Company, . Hardcover. Small 8vo. Green cloth with orange lettering, pictorial dust jacket. 317pp. Very good/very good. Faint "flecking" to cloth spine, else near fine and internally fine; jacket rather age toned and edgeworn, with a few tiny edge chips along bottom. Item #44212
Quite handsome first edition of this mystery -- and with lovely autograph addition: Tipped to front flyleaf is a Typed Note Signed from Rinehart, 1p, 8" X 10¼", Washington, DC, 31 March 1922. Addressed to George Vincent Campbell. Very good. Lightly age toned and with original folds (not weakened); single small mounting trace. On letterhead of Wardman Park Hotel, Rinehart makes a young admirer very happy: "You have asked for my autograph, so here it is!" Large, bold full signature in blue ink.