DRINK TO YESTERDAY. joint pseudonym for Adelaide Fances Oke Manning, Cyril Henry Coles.


New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1941. Octavo, pp. [1-12] [1-2] 3-270 [271: blank] [272: printing statement] [273-276: blank], original red cloth, spine stamped in black, top edge stained blue, fore and bottom edges rough cut. First U. S. edition. The author's first mystery novel which introduces the character of Tommy Hambledon, WW I spy in Germany. Haycraft-Queen cornerstone. Hubin, p. 178. Age darkening to paste-downs and end papers, darkening to spine, light wear to corner tips, tiny store label affixed to rear paste down, a very good copy in a very good dust jacket with foxing to the verso with some bleed through, small 10 mm tear to upper front panel, tiny tear and chip to upper right front corner, mild shelf wear base of spine panel, (24727). Item #24727

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