The Crime Conductor by Philip Macdonald
1934. Fifth impression. 252 pages. No dust jacket. Red cloth. Pages have slight foxing, tanning and minor thumbing. Foxing more noticeable towards the start and end of the book. A few dog-eared corners. Previous owner's inscription to front pastedown has been roughly crossed out, revealing boards beneath. Text block edges heavily foxed. Boards have various large stains, marks, scratches, faint water stains, patchy sunning and some mottling. Corners are a little bumped. Spine ends are crushed and worn. Short split to front joint. Book has a moderate forward lean.