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First UK edition hardback with a full 1 to 9 number sequence indicating a first printing. In very good condition for its age. Age tanning to pages making them rather brown, but still eminently readable. The dust jacket is complete and still shows the price. It it showing some signs of wear and there is a very small red stain at the top right hand corner of the dust jacket.
“Detective Chief Superintendent Colin Harpur is alarmed when ordered to hunt his own boss and close friend, the ungovernable Assistant Chief Constable Desmond Iles. Rumour says that Iles was responsible for the savage killing of two accomplished villains, Jamieson and Favard, after they had probably murdered Iles’s mistress, and were acquitted of the murder of a promising young detective. Now Mark Lane, the Chief Constable wants Iles brought to book, and tells Harpur to organise it”
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