London: William Heinemann, 1928.
Hardcover. First edition. One corner a little bumped, very slight rubbing at the extremities, very near fine in just about fine dustwrapper with some tiny nicks, mostly at the crown. Basis for the Alfred Hitchcock film *The Secret Agent* with Madeleine Carroll, John Gielgud, and Peter Lorre. A lovely copy of this title listed in both *Queen's Quorum* and as a *Haycraft-Queen Cornerstone*.