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. The eighth Judge Peck mystery All but one of Derleth's Judge Peck novels are set in Sac Prairie. Wilson 327. Private owner's small name and address label affixed to the front paste-down. Spine lean, a clean, very good copy in good dust jacket with chip from upper spine end, short closed tears along top and bottom edges, and wear with a bit of loss at lower spine ends and corner tips. (#164191).
First printing with A and Scribner seal on copyright page.