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By Leroy Scott Author of “The Walking Delegate,” “Counsel for the Defence,” etc. Illustrated by Dalton Stevens. New York, The Century Co., [October,] 1916. Three blanks before half-title, two at end; half-tone frontispiece and seven plates, on art-paper, all included in the pagination; pp.[xviii]+361+[v]; black rough buckram lettered orange on front cover and spine, and with small orange triangle blocked on spine. Very slight rubbing to enamel of front cover; some cracking of end-papers; otherwise a very nice copy. An episodic semi-hard-boiled novel about police corruption in New York, well written and with many good twists and turns, published originally in the Metropolitan Magazine. Hubin, p.367; Smith, ‘American Fiction 1901 - 1925’, S-211. All books listed by Robert Temple are first editions unless otherwise stated.
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