THE HIDDEN HAND. London: Hutchinson, . Octavo, boards. First edition. A collection of linked stories set in the Dartmoor district of Devon featuring Charity Crymes, the octogenarian mistress of Owl Pen and perhaps a witch, who solves the problems of those who seek her help with astute, not to say cunning, wit. Hubin (1994), p. 645. Owner's gift inscription on the title page, a very good copy in very good dust jacket with wear at edges, some dust soiling, and several small stains. A somewhat scarce book. (#113441).
"First published 1952" on copyright page.