THE GALTON CASE
by Millar, Kenneth, writing as "Ross Macdonald
- A near fine copy, some dustiness to top edge with some light fade to top stain, some light foxing to end papers, light shelf wea
Laurel, Maryland, United States
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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1959. First edition. A near fine copy, some dustiness to top edge with some light fade to top stain, some light foxing to end papers, light shelf wear in a near fine dust jacket with a touch of shelf wear, touch of color fade to pink color in design on spine panel and very light foxing to flaps. A very nice copy. (8537). Octavo, boards. Signed by Millar. A Lew Archer novel. "Cumulatively exciting, beautifully plotted and written with taste, perception and compassion." - Anthony Boucher. "...a mystery that turns upon multiple questions of inheritance and identity." Nolan, Ross Macdonald: A Biography, p. 198. Pederson (ed.), St. James Guide to Crime and Mystery Writers, (4th ed.), pp. 676-678.
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- John W. Knott, Jr., Bookseller, ABAA/ILAB (US)
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- THE GALTON CASE
- Millar, Kenneth, writing as "Ross Macdonald
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- Used - A near fine copy, some dustiness to top edge with some light fade to top stain, some light foxing to end papers, light shelf wea
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- First edition
- Alfred A. Knopf
- Place of Publication
- New York
- Date Published
- Mystery . Signed
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