London: Michael Joseph Ltd., 1960.
Hard Cover. First British Edition. 8vo.; in the publisher’s black cloth binding, with dustjacket; , 7-255,  pages; the jacket has wear, and a pretty nice design in the mid-century style; minor wear and a short-closed tear to the front flap.~~Murder in great style: “They wished her dead -- and then shockingly she was dead. ... Unorthodox if nothing else, Professor Mandrake struggles to fit his findings into the death pattern ... Meanwhile small boy with a detective set searches doggedly for clues, quite unaware that he is in possession of a clue so damning that he cannot be allowed to remain alive.”~~.
Very Good binding / Very Good dust jacket.