Death of a Fellow Traveller - Delano Ames 1950 - Hodder & Stoughton, London - First Edition First edition of Ames’ third Dagobert and Jane Brown mystery in the bright sharp dust jacket illustrated by Nicolson.

The third adventure for Dagobert (
She Shall Have Murder) Brown and his wife Jane (née Hamish), who this travel down from London to the Cornish village of Gwink. Within a few hours of their arrival the young man with the moustache, the limp and the two Harlequin Great Danes whom they had noticed on the train was found dead...
  Delano Ames (1906-1987) was an American writer of some 20 detective stories, many featuring overseas locations and a husband and wife detective team of amateurs named 'Dagobert and Jane Brown', a later series of Spanish based novels involved a character named Juan Lorca, of the Spanish Civil Guard. Ames moved to England in 1937 and was assigned as a British intelligence officer during World War II. He also worked on anthologies on mythology and as a translator for Larousse in France. His last book was an introduction for a book of photography of Spain in 1971.
He died in Madrid, Spain, in January 1987.

Octavo (book size 19.1x13.28cm), pp. 252 [3 (publisher’s ads)] [1]. In publisher’s pale blue cloth, spine and front panel lettered in black. Dust jacket priced ‘8/6 net’ to lower corner of front flap.
  Condition: Very good, spotting to cloth, foxing to edges of block, small spot of ink to front pastedown, in very good dust jacket with some soiling to spine, and light patches of foxing.   Ref: 110372   Price: HK$ 1,800