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The Tower Hill Mystery. by WILSON-BARRETT (A.) - First Edition - 1912 - from Robert Temple Booksellers and Biblio.com

The Tower Hill Mystery.

by WILSON-BARRETT (A.)

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By A. Wilson-Barrett Author of “The Silver Pin,” “Justus Wise,” “The French Master,” etc. Ward, Lock & Co., Limited, London, Melbourne and Toronto, 1912. Half-tone frontispiece after Ernest Prater; pp.320; publisher’s catalogue, 16pp, on slightly thinner paper at end, not listing this title; vertically fine ribbed dark yellow-green cloth elaborately blocked blind, lettered gilt, on spine and front cover. Blank lower fore-corner of one leaf foxed; but virtually a fine copy. A Justus Wise story. Hubin, p.24. The correct first printing: later copies are not dated. All books listed by Robert Temple are first editions unless otherwise stated.

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