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THE PROBLEM OF THE WIRE CAGE

by Carr, John Dickson

Condition: Fine/near fine


New York: Books Inc, 1944. Reprint. Hardcover. Fine/near fine. Hard bound in original black cloth with gold spine titling. Highgrade in Dustwrapper. Preceded by Harpers and Grosset and Hamilton editions. P. 296. FirstMidnite mystery reprint edition and the last to feature the original dust jacket art. Gideon Fell solved the mystery of Frank Dorrance, suddenly deceased in the centre of a tennis court. Hubin, Cooper & Pike and Adey locked room title. An uncommon highgrade book, unmarked and extremely clean. The jacket also pristine. 159
  • Bookseller: Finefinds Collection Management CA (CA)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 17903
  • Title: THE PROBLEM OF THE WIRE CAGE
  • Author: Carr, John Dickson
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Fine
  • Jacket condition: near fine
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: Reprint
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Books Inc
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1944
  • Keywords: mystery locked-room Gideon Fell Detection - Prewar Mystery or Intrigue


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