THE DIRTY DUCK. Boston, Toronto: Little, Brown and Company, . Octavo, cloth-backed boards. First edition. Signed on the half title page by Grimes. The fourth Inspector Jury mystery novel. "Her plots are exceedingly convoluted and clever, with adroitly placed red herrings, delicate problems of time and place, and most unexpected conclusions." - Pederson (ed.), St. James Guide to Crime and Mystery Writers (4th ed.), pp. 460-2. A nearly fine copy in nearly fine dust jacket with small closed tear at upper edge of front panel near spine fold and light rubbing at edges. (#140502).