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The Valley of Ghosts by  Edgar Wallace - First Edition - 1923 - from Banjo Booksellers and Biblio.com

The Valley of Ghosts

by Wallace, Edgar

Condition: Very Good/No Jacket


Boston: Small, Maynard & Co., 1923. First printing. Red cloth with gilt lettering. The boards are spotted with oxidation. The spine lettering is tarnished. Moderate shelfwear. Gift inscription, dated 1923, is on the front free endpaper. There is a 1" tear in the front hinge. Otherwise the binding is sound.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
  • Bookseller: Banjo Booksellers US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 006475
  • Title: The Valley of Ghosts
  • Author: Wallace, Edgar
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Jacket condition: No Jacket
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Small, Maynard & Co.
  • Place: Boston
  • Date published: 1923
  • Keywords: Collectible
  • Size: 12mo

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