THE THIRD BULLET AND OTHER STORIES. London: Hamish Hamilton, . Octavo, boards. First British edition. Collects the title novella and six short stories originally published between 1942 and 1954. "... the cream of his detective short stories." - Pronzini and Muller, 1001 Midnights, p. 117. Barzun and Taylor, A Catalogue of Crime 2393. A fine copy in fine dust jacket with hint of rubbing to spine ends and mild foxing to rear panel. A sharp copy. (#137582).
"First published in Great Britain, 1954" on copyright page.