Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill Co, 1926. First edition. Hardcover. Second novel in the Charlie Chan series of mystery novels, signed in ink on the title page by Earl Derr Biggers.
Charlie Chan, Chinese-American detective on the Honolulu police force, travels from Hawaii to California, to solve a crime involving the death of a parrot, and the Jordan necklace at the lonely ranch of P. J. Madden.
8vo, 316pp. Green gilt cloth. This is the first edition with the gilt title on covers, as distinguished from the green cloth lettered in red. Faint marking to lower front cover, tiny watermark on front inside hinge, otherwise bright and clean. OCLC: 1595452. Very good overall. Item #24919