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The fighting Scouts. by WALLACE (Edgar) - First Edition - 1919 - from Robert Temple Booksellers and Biblio.com

The fighting Scouts.

by WALLACE (Edgar)

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By Edgar Wallace Author of “Smithy and the Huns,” “Four Just Men,” etc. London, C. Arthur Pearson, Limited, Henrietta Street, W.C.2., February, 1919. Sm.f’cap 8vo; blank serving as paste-down precedes half-title, 3pp. integral advertisements at end (for ‘Pelmanism’), the last serving as pastedown; pp.[viii]+116+[iv]; sage-green fine-linen-patterned cloth, ruled and blocked blind on front cover and spine, lettered black on spine, blind on front cover; issued without true end-papers. Slight rubbing to tail-edge of spine; paper lightly embrowned throughout; inscription on half-title; otherwise a very nice copy. Printed on a very thick, rough, war-time stringency paper, here only lightly embrowned. Kiddle W55: the correct first printing. All books listed by Robert Temple are first editions unless otherwise stated.

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