False Scent by Ngaio Marsh 1st / 1st 1960
First edition and first print published by The Collins Crime Club in 1960. This is a fine copy. The stunning wrapper is bright and retains its lurid pink colour through the panels and spine. There is no fading whatsover and no chips or any wear at all. It has not been price clipped. The book is also in an as new condition. The textblock is clear and white. There are a handful of spots of foxing to the front free end paper. But the pages are very clean and there is no previous owners ink at all. It is a superior highly collectible copy.
False Scent is a detective novel; it is the twenty-first novel to feature Roderick Allen. The plot concerns the murder of an aging stage actress.