The Dead of Jericho - Colin Dexter 1981 - Macmillan London Limited, London - First Edition Fifth Inspector Morse novel. A fine example of an early Dexter title, uncommon in this condition.

Morse switched on the gramophone to 'play', and sought to switch his mind away from all the terrestrial troubles. Sometimes, this way, he almost managed to forget. But not tonight.’

Anne Scott's address was scribbled on a crumpled note in the pocket of Morse's smartest suit.

He turned the corner of Canal Street, Jericho, on the afternoon of Wednesday, 3rd October.

He hadn't planned a second visit. But he was back later the same day – as the officer in charge of a suicide investigation.
  Octavo (book size 20.5 x 13 cm) pp. 224. In publisher’s charcoal cloth, spine lettered in gilt. Dust jacket priced £5.95 net to lower corner of front flap.   Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.   Ref: 109329   Price: HK$ 3,000