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The House Without a Key (True First Edition) by Earl Derr Biggers - First edition - 1925 - from Pontaccio (SKU: 327W)

The House Without a Key (True First Edition)

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The House Without a Key (True First Edition)

by Earl Derr Biggers

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About This Item

True First Edition, First Printing, without the bow and arrow colophon printed on the copyright page.
This is the first appearance of Charlie Chan.
Set on the Big island in Hawaii


Synopsis

The House Without a Key is a novel that was written in 1925 by Earl Derr Biggers. It is the first of the Charlie Chan mysteries written by Biggers. The novel, which takes place in 1920s Hawai'i, spends time acquainting the reader with the look and feel of the islands of that era from the standpoint of both white and non-white inhabitants, and describes social class structures and customs which have largely vanished in the 21st century.

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bookseller
Pontaccio US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
327W
Title
The House Without a Key (True First Edition)
Author
Earl Derr Biggers
Format/binding
Orange cloth green titles Rubbed corners
Book condition
Used - Good
Quantity available
1
Edition
First edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Bobbs Merrill
Place of Publication
Indianapolis
Date Published
1925
Keywords
Charlie Chan
Bookseller catalogs
mystery;

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