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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1926. Octavo, cloth. First edition (precedes the U.K. edition). Mystery novel.
New York: Hillman-Curl, Inc., 1939. Octavo, pp. [1-8] 9-271 [272: blank], original blue cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black, top edge stained dark blue, fore-edge untrimmed, bottom edge rough trimmed. First U.S. edition. A collection of stories featuring Paul Campenhaye, first published in the UK in 1914 as PAUL CAMPENHAYE, SPECIALIST IN CRIMINOLOGY. The British edition had two stories not included in this edition, "The Covent Garden Fruit Shop" and "The Yorkshire Manufacturer," and this edition adds "The Clue of the Artificial Eye." Barzun and Taylor, A Catalogue of Crime (1974) 2506. Queen, The Detective Short Story, p. 40. Hubin (1994), p. 291.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1937. Octavo, pp. [1-14] [1-2] 3-268 [269: blank] [270: "a note on the type in which this book is set"] [271-272: ads] [273-274: blank] [note: first and last leaves are blanks], original green cloth, front and spine panels stamped in brown, top edge stained brown, other edges trimmed. First U.S. edition. The last of the Ronald Camberwell mysteries, completed after Fletcher's death by mystery critic Edward Powys Mathers and posthumously published in the UK as TODMANHAWE GRANGE (1937). Hubin (1994), p. 291.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1932. Octavo, cloth. First U.S. edition. The fourth mystery novel to feature Ronald Camberwell.
New York: A. L. Burt Company Publishers, . Octavo, cloth. Later edition. Novel first published in London in 1909 by John Long. This Burt edition is a reprint of the 1927 Edward J. Clode edition. "The 1927 text [of the Clode edition] has obviously been modernized, but it is not clear to what extent ... Most of the novel is a confusing bore, but Miss Beechcroft's narrative, which extends over several chapters, comes to life in a surprising manner and is thrilling reading." - Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 784. "Thriller of the near future dealing with large-scale terrorism and destruction in Britain." - Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 85. Clarke, Tale of the Future (1978), p. 27. Bleiler (1978), p. 74. Reginald 05485.