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The Green Shadow by  James Edward GRANT - First Edition - 1935 - from Ravenwood Gables Bookstore and Biblio.com

The Green Shadow

by GRANT, James Edward

Condition: COLLECTIBLE VG/Very Good


New York: Hartney Press, 1935. First Edition with dust jacket.. Tip O'Neil is a granite-hard man with a pair of pounding, pile-driver fists. He is the puppet master who makes them dance in this master crime story. 311 pages. Green tint on top page edges. A tight, bright copy. Unusual dust jacket has extensions that are joined to flaps to form pockets for front and back covers. Dust jacket has a 2 and 1/2 inch closed tear at back top and a smaller closed tear at bottom. small closed tear at bottom front, light edgewear, protected in mylar. Striking, colorful jacket art by Charles B. Gilbert of a hospital patient being mernaced by a man wielding a sharp-pointed cane. $2.00 price on back flap, dates match on title and copyright pages... First Edition. Cloth. COLLECTIBLE VG/Very Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.


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