Item #30880 I'LL GRIND THEIR BONES. Theodore Roscoe.


New York: Dodge Publishing Company, [1936]. Octavo, pp. [1-4] [1-2] 3-323 [324: blank], original black cloth, front and spine panels stamped in blue. First edition. A newspaper reporter tries to uncover the truth behind the deaths of two European leaders which leads to a war. "An American newspaper correspondent named John Keats is the central figure in this terrifying story of the next European War." "While it is labeled a mystery story, this book is at the same time a savage satire on international dimplomacy and war." - New York Times book review, 5 April, 1936. "... fast moving, well-written future war tale ... A good book and a highly unusual setting." - Adey, Locked Room Murders and Other Impossible Crimes, p. 17. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 186. Bleiler (1978), p. 170. Reginald 12421. A fine copy in a bright, nearly fine dust jacket with two small closed tears to front panel, a tiny chip to lower front panel, light wear to spine ends with small loss at head of spine affecting authors name, and closed tear with creases along upper rear panel. A lovely example of a scarce book in dust jacket. (30880). Item #30880

Price: $1,500.00

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