The Oldest Inhabitant. A Comedy - Eden Phillpotts 1934 - The Macmillan Company, New York - First American Edition A fine first edition in fine dust jacket.

A plot based in a small Devonshire village, and centred around one of it’s oldest residents, a sly old scamp and about whom his oldest friend says “a artfully and more utterly devious and downy old man than he is don’t draw breath”...
  First published by Hutchinson, London the same year.

References: Reilly, ’
Twentieth-Century Crime and Mystery Writers’ (1980), 1094.

Octavo (book size 20.3x14cm), pp. [8] 302 [2]. In publisher’s orange cloth, spine lettered blocked and decorated in black, front panel lettered in black, top edge tinted black, fore-edge untrimmed, lower edge trimmed. Dust jacket priced ‘US$2.50’ to upper corner of front flap, lower corner trimmed.
  Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket, with the exception of vertical crease to spine.   Ref: 110339   Price: HK$ 1,800