[CRIME FICTION] WALSH, J.M. (author). Mystery House. London; John Hamilton Ltd. .
8vo. Publisher's textured stone-coloured linson boards lettered in black, in pictorial dustwrapper; pp. [viii], 9-303; externally and internally fine and clean, protected by an attractive dustwrapper, priced 3/6 to spine, with light overall dusting and rubbing, mild fading to spine and nicking, with one small chip, to ends, with abrasions to forecorners with 3 unobtrusive closed tears to lower edge (10, 15 and 55mm), now expertly repaired to the reverse with archival tissue-tape.
First edition, as published in the Sundial Mystery Series. A period crime thriller involving a car accident, a scream, a dead body, and a woman fleeing from her house with bloodied hands. Only 3 copies listed on Copac (BL; Nat. Lib. of Scotland, and Oxford).