The Mystery of the Derelict
London: The Modern Publishing Company, 1935. 1st UK Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Near Fine / Good. Item #013481
12mo., 254pp. Beautiful First British Edition, undated but 1935, Originally published in the US by Cupples and Leon in 1927. Bound in red cloth with titles in black on spine. Publisher's slogan in black on rear board. Ads on paste-downs. Square, tight and clean throughout save some fairly mild toning to page edges but no foxing. Minor wear to spine ends, edges and tips. Top of text-block a bit dusty. Attractive original unclipped, though unpriced, dustjacket, (2/- on spine panel), has several chips and wear to the edges and folds. Spine and folds toning. Not perfect, but still bright and complete and quite scarce in any condition. A solid collectable copy. (Hubin, p.348).