FINDER'S KEEPERS. Geoffrey Homes, Daniel Mainwaring.


New York: William Morrow & Company, 1940. Octavo, pp. [1-6] [1-2] 3-279 [280-282: blank], original yellow cloth, spine stamped in brown, top edge stained red. First edition. The author's seventh mystery novel. Features Humphrey Campbell. "Between 1936 and 1946, Homes published 12 detective and suspense novels set primarily in the valleys and foothills of north-central California. Each is distinguished by clever plotting, semi-hard-boiled realism, fast-paced action, witty and remarkably good dialogue, and some of the finest and most vivid descriptive passages in mystery fiction." - Pederson (ed.): St. James Guide To Crime and Mystery Writers (4th ed.), p 533. Previous owners name and date in ink to front free end paper, a nearly fine copy in a very good dust jacket with some small pin pricks to upper front panel, rubbing to front flap fold, light shelf wear and rubbing to spine ends and corners and a vertical crease to spine. (11608). Item #11608

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