Item #17881 BLACK PLUMES. Margery Allingham.


New York: Published for The Crime Club by Doubleday, Doran & Co., Inc., 1940. Octavo, pp. [1-8] [1] 2-270 [271-272: blank], original yellow cloth, front and spine stamped in black, top edge stained black, fore and bottom edges rough trimmed. First U.S. edition. Mystery novel. Dust jacket designed by Boris Artzybasheff. "Margery Allingham was one of the three major Englishwomen mystery writers of the 'Golden Age of Detective Fiction' -- the other two. of course, being Agatha Christie and Dorothy L. Sayers." - Pronzini and Muller, 1001 Midnights, p. 15. Previous owner's name and date to front free endpaper in ink, ink initials to upper corner of front paste-down, a very good copy in a good dust jacket with shelf wear and loss along upper edge of spine panel and upper left front corner, shelf wear and splitting to front flap fold, upper and lower corners of the rear flap torn away, affecting printed text. (17881). Item #17881

Price: $125.00

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