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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.

First edition identification and notes

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; A Detective Story

Philip Macdonald

London. : W. Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. , 1924. Good. Webbing exposed at half-title page recto. Foxed and toned. . First printing. . Hard. 12mo.. Good.

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The Rasp

MacDonald, Philip

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, ink name & date on free endsheet, page edges foxed/spotted, minor foxing to pages; no jacket. Text clean; vii, blank, 306 pages + 5 pages publisher's ads.. Second Printing. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. Octavo.

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The Rasp (Detective Club Crime Classics)

Philip MacDonald

2020-01-21. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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Rasp

Philip MacDonald

1984-07-06. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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The Rasp (The Detective Club)

Philip MacDonald

2015-12-03. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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The Rasp

Philip Macdonald

Vintage, 1984-05-12. 1st Vintage Books ed. Paperback. Used:Good.

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The Rasp

Philip Macdonald

1984-09-09. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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The Rasp (Detective Stories)

Philip MacDonald

1979-10-01. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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The Rasp

Macdonald, Philip

Vintage. PAPERBACK. 0394724356 New Condition. . New.

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The Rasp

MacDonald, Philip

Carroll & Graf Pub. PAPERBACK. 0881840947 New Condition. . New.

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The Rasp. A Detective Story

MacDonald, Philip

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1929. This is a Very Good copy of the first novel by the English thriller/mystery writer Philip MacDonald (1900-1980); it would be made into a film later. A "Queen's Quorum" title. First published in 1925; this is part of "The S.S. Van Dine Detective Library," a popular edition series. Rather attractive; heavily stamped black cloth binding with some sort of a masked person sporting a dagger; highlighted with silver. Clean text; 278 pages. Edges a bit dusty, and the silver has faded on the spine. Still, a very cool little book. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Reprint.. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket.

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The Rasp

MacDonald, Philip

Carroll & Graf Pub. PAPERBACK. 0881840947 Like New Condition. . Fine.

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The Rasp

MacDonald, Philip

N Y: Charles Scribner's Sons. Hardcover. 278pp. Has light wear. Covers lightly rubbed and soiled. Internally Clean. Scarce DJ laid in. DJ torn in 2 at spine with loss and chipping. Lang:English. Vols:1, Wt: 2lbs. . Very Good. 1929.

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The Rasp: A Detective Story

Philip MacDonald

A. L. Burt Company, 1926. Hardcover. Good. Good condition 1926 A.L. Burt fourth printing hardcover. No dustjacket. No marks or creases. Red cover cloth binding is solid.

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THE RASP

Macdonald, Philip

Mineola, NY: Dover Publications, Incorporated, 1979. Hardcover. Good/Very Good/No Jacket. Type: Book If you like detective stories, you should enjoy this book. The last owners name is written in ink three times on the first few front pages and on page 99. The book has some light edgewear on the edges.

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The Rasp: a Detective Story

Philip MacDonald

New York: Mason Publishing Co., 1936. First Edition . Hardcover. Good. Mason Publishing Co., New York, 1936. 1st Good. , Hardcover, Red cloth. 299 pages. No dust jacket. Light discoloration around edges of paste-downs. Private bookplate. Several small light stains on fore-edge have bled into outside page margins. All else clean, tight, bright Out-of-print and antiquarian booksellers since 1933. We pack and ship with care.

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The Rasp

MacDonald, Philip

A.L. Burt, 1926. Hardcover. A FINE tight copy in a VG litely chipped dj.

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THE RASP (THE S. S. VAN DINE DETECTIVE LIBRARY)

MacDonald, Philip

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1928. Hardcover. Very Good. No dustjacket. Bottom corners lightly nudged. Mild wear to spinecaps, gently folded under. Pages age-tanned. A 1" piece torn from bottom corner of title page. Gilt rubbed off to titles on spine. Silver and black art deco design to front of black leather-like boards. Sepia illustration to frontispiece with tissue overlay. Clean, tight. 278 pp. This is one book of a six-volume set. A whodunit mystery novel which introduces the series character, Detective Colonel Anthony Gethryn. It is set in a country house in rural England. Gethryn, ex-secret service agent, investigates the murder of cabinet minister, John Hoode who is found battered to death with a wood-rasp.

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The Rasp

MacDonald, Philip

New York: Lincoln Mac Veagh / The Dial Press, 1925. Hardcover. Very Good. Second edition. Red cloth with black lettering. Spine fade, otherwise a good, clean and tight copy. No dust jacket.

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The Rasp (Detective Stories)

Philip MacDonald

Dover Publications, Inc, 1979-10-01. Paperback. Used:Good.

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The Rasp: A Detective Story

MacDonald, Philip

W. Collins Sons. MacDonald, Philip. The Rasp: A Detective Story. London: W. Collins Sons, 1928. 306pp. 12mo. Hardcover. Book condition: Good with lightly bumped and rubbed edges. Spine sunned and extremities lightly soiled. . Good. 1928.

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The Rasp

MACDONALD, Philip

New York: Scribners, 1929. Hardcover. Very Good. Very good Light browning of pages, name inside front cover. Cover rubbed with light fading. Please Note: This book has been transferred to Between the Covers from another database and might not be described to our usual standards. Please inquire for more detailed condition information.

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The Rasp

MacDonald, Philip

Mineola, New York, U.S.A.: Dover Publications, 1979. (Unabrdged reproduction of 1924 edition) Trade paperback, glossy blue front wrapper and spine, white back wrapper, photo of lakeside manor on front, 278 pages. Very slight surface wear at spine top edge and spine bottom right corner. Near Fine.. Trade Paperback. Near Fine.

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The Rasp (Detective Club Crime Classics)

MacDonald, Philip

Collins Crime Club. Hardcover. 0008369720 Special order direct from the distributor . New.

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The Rasp (Detective Club Crime Classics)

MacDonald, Philip

Collins Crime Club. Hardcover. 0008369720 . New.

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The Rasp (Detective Club Crime Classics) (Detective Story Club)

MacDonald, Philip

Collins Crime Club. Hardcover. 0008369720 . New.

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The Rasp (Detective Club Crime Classics) (Detective Story Club)

MacDonald, Philip

Collins Crime Club. Hardcover. 0008369720 Remainder mark . Fine.

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The Rasp

MacDonald, Philip

Westminster, Maryland, U.S.A.: Random House Inc, 1984. Near fine unread copy with aging to paper, one page creased slightly at top corner.277 pp.. First Thus. Mass Market Paperback. Near Fine. Book.

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The Rasp (The S.S. Van Dine Detective Library) Blue and Gold Hardcover

MacDonald, Philip

Charles Scribner's Sons. Hardcover. B00IU1B8QG Good reading copy. Pages with moderate wear/blemishes. Cover is good with rubbing, edge curl. Pages have some foxing. Book a little out of square. Buy with confidence...customer service is our TOP PRIORITY! Quick Shipping/ Free Delivery Confirmation! . Good.

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The Rasp

MacDonald, Philip

New York: Dover, 1979. 1st ed. thus. pictorial wrappers. Near Fine. octavo. 278pp., frontis., Originally published 1924

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The Rasp

MacDonald, Philip

Penguin 586, 1946. 5th. Paperback. VG/VG -. Paperback/Small tear to DJ at head of spine, jacket colors bright

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The rasp;: A detective story,

MacDonald, Philip

The Dial Press. Used - Good. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside.

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The Rasp

Philip Macdonald

Vintage, 1984-05-12. Paperback. Good.

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The Rasp

Macdonald, Philip

U.S.A.: Vintage, 1984. 1st Edition . Mass Market Paperback. Fine.

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THE RASP

MacDonald, Philip

[New York]: Avon Classic Crime Collection [1970]. Good. 1970. Later Printing. Mass Market Paperback. Later [3rd] printing thus. "Rasp (n.): a heavy, coarse file, especially useful as an instrument for murder". 190 pages. Good copy [spine creased and cocked, hole punch to the rear cover, two small shaped line stains to the bottom edge]. .

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THE RASP

MacDonald, Philip

New York: Penguin Books. Fine with no dust jacket. 1946. First Edition; Fifth Printing. Paperback. 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 214 pages; #586. .

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THE RASP

Macdonald, Philip

Penguin Paperback #586 CONDITION: g later printing.

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The Rasp

MacDonald, Philip

NY: Mason, 1936. Early reprint. hardcover. VG+ (no Dust Jacket) Anthony Gethryn. Haycraft Queen Cornerstone title

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The Rasp: A Detective Story

MacDonald, Philip

NY: Mason, 1936. Hardcover. Very Good. Red cloth stamped in black. Later printing. Classic detective tale, basis for the 1932 film. Very good. No jacket.

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Rasp

Philip MacDonald

Amereon Ltd, 1984-06. Hardcover. Good.

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The Rasp

MacDonald, Philip

Avon, 1970. Mass Market Paperback. Good. Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less.Dust jacket quality is not guaranteed.

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The Rasp (Detective Stories)

MacDonald, Philip

Paperback. Good.

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The Rasp

MacDonald, Philip

NY: Mason, 1936. Early reprint. hardcover. VG (no Dust Jacket) Anthony Gethryn. Haycraft Queen Cornerstone title

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The Rasp

MacDonald, Philip

NY: Charles Scribners, 1928. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket.. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket.

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The rasp

Philip Macdonald

Dover Publications, Inc, 1979. Paperback. Near Fine. Near fine with very light wear around the extremities. Nice! Z2A

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The Rasp

MacDonald, Philip

Fontana, 1956. 135. fine. 1st Fontana 135 1956 edition paperback fine fantastic book In stock shipped from our UK warehouse

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The Rasp (Detective Stories)

MacDonald, Philip

Dover Publications, Inc. Used - Good. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside.

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The Rasp

MacDonald, Philip

Avon, 1965. Book. Good. Soft cover. mass market paperback, spine wear, age tanning, first Avon printing, printed in Canada.

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The Rasp

MacDonald, Philip

Avon Books, 1965. Mass Market Paperback. Good/No Dust Jacket. Avon Mystery G1257, first printing. Some wear to wrappers, slight creasing at corners. No spine crease, binding tight. Bookstore stamp on flyleaf, remaining text clean, tanned; no creases or tears.

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