PRELUDE FOR WAR: A NEW SAINT STORY. New York: Published for The Crime Club, Inc. by Doubleday, Doran & Co., Inc., 1938. Octavo, pp. [1-8]  2-294  [296: blank], original black cloth, front and spine panels stamped in red, top edge stained red, fore-edge untrimmed, bottom edge rough trimmed, cream endpapers. First U.S. edition. A novel featuring "The Saint." Some light rubbing to cloth at edges, mild wear to spine ends, a very good copy in very good dust jacket (illustrated by H. A. Peace) with mild edge wear, some light rubbing, and closed tear and crease to lower front panel. (#126502).
First edition so stated on copyright page.