First Published 1966 by Heinemann

first edition wrapper. Click to enlarge
first edition dustwrapper
The fourth book in the Marston Baines series.

This time our heroes travel to the Mediterranean island of Majorca and become involved in international diamond smuggling.

First edition: Brown boards, gold lettering spine only; 135x200mm; 180pp; others in series listed at rear, cp 18s; no illustrations.
Dustwrapper shows the two main characters and picture of motor cyclist. Artist not credited.

1976: new cover with no illustration; 180pp; cp 2.60.
second edition wrapper. Click to enlarge (File size=17KB)
second edition dustwrapper
courtesy of Mike McGary
Other Editions
Hachette edition cover. Click to enlarge (File size=33KB)
Hachette 1972
cover not credited
courtesy of Mike McGary
Hachette 1972:
French paperback edition, published by Hachette in their Point Rouge series under the title Bill Marston et les disparus de Majorque.
Translated by Jean Muray; no illustrations; front cover illustration not credited.
[For information on this edition, thanks to Mike McGary]

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