New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1944. First Edition. Hardcover. 8vo. Blue boards in pictorial dust jacket. Minor bumping to boards. Jacket scuffed, with several chips and tears to edges and jacket folds. Ownership signature to ffep. Very good plus in very good minus jacket. Very good + / very good -. Item #24201
Christie's first and only historical mystery, a forerunner of what was to become a flourishing subgenre. Set in a murder-filled Thebes, Egypt of 2000 B.C.