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THE HOUSE OF THE FOUR WINDS by  John Buchan - First Edition - 1935 - from Sumner & Stillman and Biblio.com

THE HOUSE OF THE FOUR WINDS

by Buchan, John

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1935. London: Hodder and Stoughton, (1935). Original green cloth, with dust jacket. First English Edition, published two days after the American. This is the third and last mystery featuring Dickson McCunn; the two previous ones had been HUNTINGTOWER (1922) and CASTLE GAY (1930). This suspenseful tale takes place in the imaginary European nation of Evallonia; McCunn encounters (among others) "the man with the elephant."~This is a fine, bright copy; the pictorial dust jacket is near- fine (several short closed tears). Blanchard A111. Housed in a custom open-back case.





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