London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1941.
First edition, first printing. Good, with fading to spine, light lean; staining, soiling and wear to cloth. In a Good dust jacket with price of 8/6 net overstamped and re-priced as 7/6 net, toning to spine, edge wear with chipping at the spine ends and tape repairs made to the verso. Now largely forgotten, Bowers passed away at age 46 on the brink of success, newly inducted into The Detection Club, a group of Golden Age mystery writers. A scarce title. Item #161203001