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The Daffodil Mystery by Edgar Wallace - Hardcover - from The World of Rare Books and Biblio.com

The Daffodil Mystery

by Edgar Wallace

Condition: Good/Acceptable


Ward, Lock & Co. Ltd., 1111. Hardcover. Good/Acceptable. 256 pages. Pictorial dust jacket over blue cloth. Loss to jacket spine end. Mostly clean pages with moderate tanning and foxing to endpapers and page edges. Former owner's name on front endpaper, with water drops, rubbing and a few small nicks to text block edges. Occasional finger marking throughout. Tanning along spine and board edges. Forward leaning and bowed. Mild rub wear to surfaces and edges with crushing to spine ends and minor bumps to corners. Chipped dust jacket has a few creases, scuffs and small tears. Light tanning. Rubbing with shelf wear. Price clipped.

Richard Horatio Edgar Wallace (1875-1932) was a prolific British crime writer, journalist and playwright, who published 175 novels, 24 plays, and countless articles in newspapers and journals. Over 160 films have been made of his novels, more than any other author.The Daffodil Mystery (1920) is one of his classic mystery novels, full of devious twists and turns that will keep the reader guessing until the end!



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