TRIAL AND ERROR

Berkeley, Anthony (pseud. of Anthony Berkeley Cox)

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Place Published: Garden City
Publisher: Doubleday, Doran & Co., Inc.
Date Published: 1937
Edition: First American Edition
Book Id: 3781

Description

First Printing. Octavo (20.5cm); orange cloth, with titles stamped in black on spine; dark brown topstain; dustjacket; [xii],351,[5]pp. Spine ends gently nudged, hint of dust-soil to upper board edges, with faint offsetting to pastedowns from binders glue; Very Good+. Dustjacket is unclipped (priced $2.50), edgeworn and gently spine-sunned, with tiny nicks to spine ends and corners, some scattered dust-soil, short split to lower front flap, and a triangular chip to upper right corner of front panel; Very Good.

Comments

"A terminally ill man decides to murder someone evil, but an innocent man is accused of the crime. The well-meaning killer tries to prove his guilt (aided by Ambrose Chitterwick), and hires a lawyer to prosecute himself" (Bourgeau, p.118). An elusive Haycraft-Queen Cornerstone title. Hubin, p.32.


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