Duff, Beldon (pseud. of Ethel Sharp)

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Price: $375.00

Place Published: Garden City
Publisher: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc. / The Crime Club
Date Published: 1929
Edition: First Edition
Book Id: 2370


First Printing. Octavo (19.5cm); black cloth, with titles stamped in red on spine and front cover; dustjacket; [6], 285, [5]pp. Light overall wear to cloth, with a bit of softening to spine ends and discreet evidence of a bookplate removed from front pastedown; Very Good+. Dustjacket is bright, Fine, and unclipped (priced $2.00).


First of the author's two pseudonymously-written mystery novels. "A beautiful New York society girl, a European adventuress, a nobleman seeking to win back his honor, a hard-boiled detective, a suave British Secret Service man, and "The Scorpion" a super-criminal as grim as Dr. Fu Manchu, engage in a furious chase for a priceless pearl necklace" through East Side, West Side, Park Avenue, and gangsterland. OCLC locates 12 copies, of these, 9 in the U.S. Hubin, p.128.

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