New York & London: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1899. 4 pp undated ads. Original blue-grey cloth decorated in gilt, white and black.
First Edition of this mystery. As a convivial group leaves a dance one night, a young man rushes by, muttering "Thank God, this night of horror is over"... and soon thereafter cries of "Murder!" alert the group that Agatha Webb has been stabbed to death. The front cover shows the dagger. This is an unusually fine copy, very slightly faded on the spine. Wright III 4645. Item #6632