Crime is of the Essence.
New York: Five-Star Mysteries, 1946. 12mo. 157 pp. Paperback. Covers lightly rubbed, with crease to back cover running parallel with spine. Back cover lightly sunned near spine. Tiny tears to front cover at top and bottom of spine. Staples visable to front and rear end papers. Interior lightly yellowed. "What it was I didn't know, but it went ummmuumm, ummmuummm, like somebody with a strong throat and a good nose endlessly humming a monotonous, two-notd tune." Very Good Paperback (Item ID: 109155)