[New York]: Smith and Durrell, 1946. Hardcover. Item #8493
1st edition. Original green printed cloth in dust jacket. 8vo, 227 pages. Deacon Grimm was found dead in his neighbor's barn. No one in town liked him and everyone had something to hide. The only mystery novel by this author, better known as an artist. Paper browning, otherwise Very good in Very Good dustwrapper with a hint of sunning on the spine and just a touch of edgewear at the spine. Really, a beautiful copy in a great period-design jacket, best copy we've ever seen. (MX-38-2).