THE GYRTH CHALICE MYSTERY: AN ALBERT CAMPION DETECTIVE STORY. Margery Allingham.

THE GYRTH CHALICE MYSTERY: AN ALBERT CAMPION DETECTIVE STORY.

Garden City: Published for The Crime Club, Inc. by Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., [1931]. Octavo, pp. [i-vi] vii-viii 11-321 [322: ad] [note: text complete despite gap in pagination], original black cloth, front and spine panels stamped in red, top edge stained red, other edges rough trimmed, pictorial endpapers. First U.S. edition. "An early story with good scenes and relieved from murder by elegant robbery and clerical personages, but somewhat touched by by the excessive lightheartedness of the period." - Barzun and Taylor, A Catalogue of Crime (1989) 66. Published in the UK as LOOK TO THE LADY. Hubin (1994), p. 13. Some rubbing to cloth, a very good copy in a very good dust jacket with rubbing mostly to spine and spine folds and shelf wear to spine ends, slight loss to corner tips. The spine panel, a common issue, shows only a touch of fade, color is still strong. (17877). Item #17877

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