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THE RED HOUSE MYSTERY by A.A. Milne - Hardcover - 1965 - from Astro Trader Books (SKU: 1000-473)

THE RED HOUSE MYSTERY

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THE RED HOUSE MYSTERY

by A.A. Milne

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  • hardcover
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ALAN ALEXANDER MILNE [A.A. MILNE]. THE RED HOUSE MYSTERY. E.P.Dutton, New York, 1965. BCE Later printing (22nd). Condition: Fine / Near Fine. Book Condition: Fine. In brick red color cloth boards with titles in black type on cover and spine. Appears unread, pages are clean, bright, unmarked and binding tight. No foxing, no tears or stains to pages. Not a ex-library, not remainder marked and not a facsimile copy. Dust Jacket condition: Near Fine / Very Good. With micro-chips to edge extremities, mild shelf wear and minor rubbing to covers and spine typical of vintage dust jackets of this age. Overall a excellent plus dust jacket, unclipped, sharp, very scarce in this superb condition. In red and black illustrated front cover art, publisher's history of the book on first inner flap, author's biblio on second inner flap, and reviews on the book on back cover dating to 1922. A.A. Milne's only mystery novel and creator of Winnie-the-Pooh, this early novel from the author was first published by Methuen & E.P. Dutton in 1922. Classic mystery from the author of Winnie-the-Pooh, with scarce dust jacket, collectible. 211pgs. 8vo.

Synopsis

The first and only detective novel written by the beloved author of Winnie-the-Pooh, The Red House Mystery was a 'locked room' whodunnit that was immensely popular. Published during the Golden Age of the detective novel, it featured an amateur sleuth setting about to solve a mysterious murder during a party at an English country house. 

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Seller
Astro Trader Books US (US)
Seller Inventory #
1000-473
Title
THE RED HOUSE MYSTERY
Author
A.A. Milne
Book condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket condition
Very Good+
Quantity available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
E.P. Dutton
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1965
Keywords
A.A. Milne, Winnie-The-Pooh
Bookseller catalogs
Children's and YA (Young Adult);
Size
8vo

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