One of Those Ways - Mrs. Belloc Lowndes 1929 - Alfred A. Knopf, New York - First American Edition A fine and rare example of this title in the elusive and fine dust jacket, with the exception of a split along the rear flap fold.

A Hercules Popeau Mystery.

‘The story takes hold of you and whirls you along, from London to the Riviera, from casino to casino, from danger to all but destruction.’ –
The Graphic.
  First American edition, verso of title page states ‘Copyright 1929’ with no further printings listed. Published the same year by Heinemann of London.

References: Reilly,
Twentieth-Century Crime and Mystery Writers (1980), 967.

Octavo (book size 29.7x13.6cm), pp. [6] 312 [4]. In publisher’s bright blue cloth, spine lettered in gilt and ruled in gilt and black, rear board with publisher’s logo embossed in blind, top edge tinted orange-yellow, other edges untrimmed. Dust jacket priced ‘$2.50’ to upper corner of front flap.
  Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket with the exception of a long split along rear flap fold.   Ref: 110641   Price: HK$ 4,700