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Thirteen Guests - Inscribed - J. Jefferson Farjeon

1936 - Collins, London - First Edition
Rare first edition, even more so in the original dust jacket and inscribed. The inscription is to his friend, the book collector ‘Eileen Cond. with very best wishes J. Jefferson Farjeon’ ‘January 1937’.

What to expect when thirteen guests are invited for a weekend party at Lord Aveling’s country-house. The guests include an attractive widow, an actress, an authoress, a journalist, a society artist, a county cricketer, an M.P. and a retired “sausage king”...

By one of Dorothy Sayer’s favourite authors who called him ‘unsurpassed for creepy skill in mysterious adventures’.
 
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Price HK$ 8,000



The Concrete Castle Murders - Francis G

1936 - Henry Holt and Company, New York - First American Edition
An exceptional example of Gérard’s second novel, continuing the adventures of Inspector John Meredith of the C.I.D. and Detective-Sergeant Beef.

In a pristine dust jacket designed by Nat Falk (1898-1989).

First American edition (May 1936), published the same year in London by Rich & Crown as ‘
Concrete Castle’. 
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Price HK$ 2,500