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Publisher: New York., Knopf.: 1929.
Edition: First American Edition.
Seller ID: 17789
Condition: Ex. library in dust jacket. Small library stamp on top page edges. Light evidence of removals from front free and rear pastedown endpapers. The book is clean and pages bright in tight binding. Richard Rodgers designed jacket is very bright and shows a man running for a explosion. Light rubbing to jacket with sunning to spine. Two 3/4" chips at bottom of front panel with no effect on text or illustrations. Smaller chips at spine ends & corners.
Set in England the story concerns "the theft, from the Indian War Office, of a secret formula for a new and tremendously powerful explosive." Matheson, the inventor, is kidnaped and escapes to help find the thieves. View more info
Publisher: New York., Dial Press.: 1928.
Edition: First U.S. Edition in reprint dust jacket. Originally published in the U.K. in 1901 by Long.
Seller ID: 13020
Condition: Book is very good in tight binding. Light wear to spine ends & small owner's stamp. A. L. Burt dust jacket lightly rubbed with fading to spine. Small chips at corners & spine ends. Politzer cover illustration still bright.
Early novel by the author set in Ireland. The chief of the C.I.D. investigates a "castle in North Ireland, a secret room and a Princess in distress." View more info