London, Heinemann, 1931. First edition, first impression. Hardback. A very good copy. Inscribed by way of a pasted in plate. The inscription reads "For Gilbert Hain, with many thanks for his help with the second story - from Fryn Tennyson Jesse." A collection of short stories surrounding a French female detective with elements of the supernatural. Collects five short stories. A nice copy, some chipping to the jacket edges, remnants of sticker to the spine, some foxing to the jacket. A little toning to the rear. Soem sunning to the jacket, suggesting the jacket's supplied. Some leaning, dustiness to the top edge. Scuff to dedication page. [9759, Hyraxia Books].