This book is in Very Good + condition. The book is inscribed with pencil writing,"1927-Doyle procured Oscar Slater's release from prison in Edinburgh". In ink the owners name, city and date, Sept.3, 1919 ,at top of same endpapers inscription is, "Book 172 series 5" in same ink. the paper label on spine is browned and the bottom of pages a little rough. Top of pages shelf dust, but really nice book. Pages, boards tight and clean. Published by Hodder & Stoughton, 1927.