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H DOUGLAS THOMSON
Horror & Ghost Stories
THE MYSTERY BOOK
Used hardback copy of above title by H Douglas Thomson. Published by Odhams Press1934. Believed to be 1st Edition.
1079 pages containing 50 short mystery stories by authors including Wilkie Collins;Guy de MaupassantCharles Dickens;Edgar Allen Poe;Anton Chekhov;Conan DoyleEdgar Wallace;Agatha Christie and any others. Illustrated with 17 b/w drawings unattributed. Splendid book of stories written to make the hair on the back of the neck stand up for readers during the 1930s.
Red faux leather covers used/ingrained dust. Blind stamp on front covers of candlestick crossed by a dagger. Gilt lettering on spine. No d/w. No inscriptions. Red edge to to top of pages, front and bottom edges plain. All edges grubby/dusty (as closed). Internally intact , slightly loose binding. Otherwise in Fair+ condition. Splendid collection of stories. Heavy book. Dimensions: 8 1/2" x 6" x 2 1/4".
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