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Daffodil Mystery, The

by Wallace Edgar

Condition: Very Good


London & Melbourne: Ward, Lock & Company , Limited. Very Good. 1931. Hardcover. Bright red Hardcovers. Staining and fading to the covers, spine end & corner bumping. The pages are tightly bound, totally clean except for some foxing on the last page. Offsetting to the end papers and paste downs. Overall Good+. "On a January evening of the early seventies, Christine Nilsson was singing in Faust at the Academy of Music in New York. Though there was already talk of the erection, in remote metropolitan distances "above the Forties," of a new Opera House which should compete in costliness and splendour with those of the great European capitals, the world of fashion was still content to reassemble every winter in the shabby red and gold boxes of the sociable old Academy." ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 256 pages .

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!


  • Bookseller: Bytown Bookery CA (CA)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 22682
  • Title: Daffodil Mystery, The
  • Author: Wallace Edgar
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Ward, Lock & Company , Limited
  • Place: London & Melbourne
  • Date published: 1931
  • Bookseller catalogs: Fiction, Mystery;


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