MISCHIEF IN THE LANE. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1944. Octavo, pp. [1-2] [i-vii] ix [x] xi [xii] 1-229 [230-234: blank], original tan boards, front and spine panels stamped in blue. First edition. Brief signed inscription by Derleth to Ruth Larson on front free endpaper. The eighth Judge Peck mystery. All but one of Derleth's Judge Peck novels are set in Sac Prairie. Wilson 327. A fine copy in very good dust jacket with shallow chip from upper spine end with internal tape mend and small chip from top edge of front panel with 20 mm associated closed tear. (#164190).
First printing with A and Scribner seal on copyright page.