New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1923,
First Edition, First Printing. octavo, original orange cloth stamped in black on front cover and spine. (6), (288), (2 ads.)pp. D. Appleton and Company, Item #28762
First Printing with "(1)" on page p. (286) and first state with pages 62-63 transposed. Ellery Queen's copy, signed by him in ink on the half title: "Barnaby Ross" / "Ellery Queen". Queen has also made a number of annotations in his hand in pencil to the contents page. General shelf wear, corners bumped, dusty and a few spots to edges of text block. Very tiny number "645" in ink on front endpaper.