London: Ward, Lock, 1929. First Edition. A few tiny cloth spots; very good to fine; in a custom clamshell box; Kaye bookplate. Presentation copy; with an exceptional inscription from the author to his mother, “To Mother - with my love. An unlimited edition has been specially prepared for private circulation among the general public, of which a few will be numbered & signed by the Author. This is No: 1. Leslie Charteris. Second of January 1929.”.