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No Future For Luana by  August Derleth - Signed First Edition - 1945 - from Bookworks and

No Future For Luana

by Derleth, August

Condition: Good/Good

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1945. Ninth Judge Peck mystery, in which the sage of Sac Prairie investigates the macabre murder of a tent-show star. INSCRIBED by Derleth in blue pencil on the free endsheet: "Fore Jonesy -- with all the best - Cordially, [signature]". Small tan hardcover, blue titling; first edition (first printing) with 'A' on copyright page. Light wear, but with some tape stains to the covers, worse stains on the tanned endsheets, signature smudged; dust jacket rubbed with some creases, minor chipping, non-archival tape stain to base of spine; minor stains & edge tears to a few pages. Text clean; [10], 204 pages.. Inscribed. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/Good. Duodecimo.
  • Bookseller: Bookworks US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: q0848
  • Title: No Future For Luana
  • Author: Derleth, August
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Good
  • Jacket condition: Good
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1945
  • Keywords: Mystery, Wisconsin, Judge Peck, Tent Shows, Summer Stock Theater
  • Size: Duodecimo


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