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Three Problems For Solar Pons

By Derleth, August




Three Problems for Solar Pons is a collection of detective fiction short stories by author August Derleth. It was released in 1952 by Mycroft & Moran in an edition of 996 copies. It was the third collection of Derleth's Solar Pons stories which are pastiches of the Sherlock Holmes tales of Arthur Conan Doyle. The book was intended as an interim collection and all the stories are reprinted in The Return of Solar Pons. Because of the low print run, it is the scarcest Mycroft & Moran book.


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Three Problems for Solar Pons

Derleth, August

Sauk City: Mycroft & Moran, 1952. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition, first printing. Signed by August Derleth on the front free end paper and inscribed to a previous owner. Musty odor to pages and jacket, else Near Fine with light toning to pages. In Near Fine un-clipped jacket, with a hint of rubbing to at spine ends and light toning to top edge of rear panel. A nice copy, signed by the author.

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Price: $1,850.00


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THREE PROBLEMS FOR SOLAR PONS [SIGNED]

Derleth, August

Sauk City, Wisconsin: Mycroft & Moran, 1952. First Edition, 2000 copies. 8vo., 112pp.; VG/VG; spine black with black and white lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$2.50; slight wear to head of spine, slight soling to rear cover; SIGNED on ffep, 'Sincerely / August Derleth'; interior clean; in excellent condition; LP consignment; shelved case 8, Dupont. Full-priced Rockville.

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Price: $1,300.00


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THREE PROBLEMS FOR SOLAR PONS

Derleth, August

Sauk City, WI: Mycroft & Moran: Publishers, 1952. First edition. Light foxing to upper page edges, a fine copy in a fine dust jacket with mild rubbing to head of spine panel and a touch of rubbing to upper right front corner tip and base of spine panel. (22721). Octavo, cloth. 996 copies printed. Collects three Solar Pons adventures.

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Price: $850.00


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Three Problems for Solar Pons

Derleth, August

Sauk City: Mycroft & Moran, 1952. First Edition. Near Fine/Near Fine. First edition, first printing. Bound in publisher's black cloth with spine titles lettered in gilt. Near Fine, with trace wear to cloth along bottom edges, pages lightly toned. In a Near Fine un-clipped dust jacket, with rubbing at the extremities, and a small faint stain to the bottom corner of the rear panel.

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Price: $750.00


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Three Problems for Solar Pons

Derleth, August

Sauk City: Mycroft & Moran, 1952. First Edition. Near Fine/Near Fine. First edition, first printing. Bound in publisher's black cloth with spine titles lettered in gilt. Near Fine, with top corners lightly bumped. In a Near Fine un-clipped dust jacket, with light edge wear and toning. Derleth's third installment of Solar Pons stories.

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Price: $750.00