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A HAIR DIVIDES by Claude Houghton - Signed First Edition - 1930 - from Astro Trader Books (SKU: 1000-210)

A HAIR DIVIDES

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A HAIR DIVIDES

by Claude Houghton

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  • First
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[CLAUDE HOUGHTON OLDFIELD]. A HAIR DIVIDES. Thorton Butterworth Limited, London, 1930. First Edition. With original black cloth covers, red titles stamped on spine, title and author blind stamped on cover. Condition: Very Good. Appears barely read, mild soiling to cloth covers and hinges starting typical of vintage books of this age. All else excellent, covers are intact with no separation, all pages of text block generally very clean and near fine, all pages present with no tears or visible foxing. Lacking only dust jacket. Overall a very good plus copy. Not a ex-library, not a facsimile signature and not a reprint. Scarce signature by Claude Houghton on first endpaper. Neat inscriptions on pastedown and ffep next to autograph (possibly from author). Classic mystery pulp fiction from a talented and overlooked early twentieth century British author, scarce collectible. 284 pgs. [plus 2 pages publisher ads, recto/verso]. 8vo.

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Bookseller
Astro Trader Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
1000-210
Title
A HAIR DIVIDES
Author
Claude Houghton
Book condition
Used
Quantity available
1
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Thornton Butterworth Limited
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1930
Bookseller catalogs
Modern Firsts; Mystery / Crime Detective; Fiction;
Size
8vo

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Astro Trader Books was founded in 2010 selling camera manuals, then branched into antiquarian, modern firsts, science fiction, fantasy, horror genres and pulp fiction.

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text block
Most simply the inside pages of a book.  More precisely, the block of paper formed by the cut and stacked pages of a...[more]
reprint
Any printing of a book which follows the original edition. By definition, a reprint is not a first edition.
facsimile
An exact copy of an original work. In books, it refers to a copy or reproduction, as accurate as possible, of an original...[more]
Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched...[more]
spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....[more]
jacket
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps...[more]
First Edition
In book collecting, the first edition is the earliest published form of a book. A book may have more than one first edition in...[more]
fine
A book in fine condition exhibits no flaws. A fine condition book closely approaches As New condition, but may lack the...[more]
ffep
A common abbreviation for Front Free EndPaper. Generally, it is the first page of a book and is part of a single sheet that...[more]

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