The Rasp

by MacDonald, Philip

The Rasp is a whodunit mystery novel, written by Philip MacDonald and set at a country house in rural England. It introduces the series character Colonel Anthony Gethryn, an ex-secret agent who works to solve the murder of cabinet minister John Hoode, who is bludgeoned to death a woodworkers rasp.

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First edition published by Collins in 1924. 1936 edition by Mason Publishing Company may be described as a first edition, but is a First Thus. 

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The Rasp

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The Rasp; A Detective Story

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1924
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1924
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London: W. Collins Sons & Co., 1924. Second printing of MacDonald's well-received first book, introducing amateur detective ex-secret service agent Anthony Gethryn, published in the same month (October 1924) as the first printing. Scarce in any early edition. Filmed by Michael Powell in 1932, but now believed lost. Shows some edgewear, nick/tear to rear hinge, pencil name inside front cover,… Read more
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The Rasp

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1952
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The Rasp

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1926
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New York: A. L. Burt Co., 1926. Fourth printing, February, 1926. The first Colonel Anthony Gethryn mystery. Basis for the 1932 short film directed by Michael Powell and starring Claude Horton as Gethryn. Red boards with bright gilt print show one small drip mark at the lower rear board. Pages lightly tanned with just a bit of foxing to the… Read more
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1929
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1926
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THE RASP (THE S. S. VAN DINE DETECTIVE LIBRARY)

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The Rasp: A Detective Story

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1979
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1936
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1936
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1970
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1984
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1936
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1928
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