THE CRIMSON CLOWN: A DETECTIVE STORY. Johnston McCulley.

THE CRIMSON CLOWN: A DETECTIVE STORY.

New York: Chelsea House Publishers, [1928]. Octavo, pp. [1-11] 12-251 [252-256: blank] [note: first and last blank leaves used as paste-downs], original green cloth, front and spine stamped in gold. First edition. The Crimson Clown is a criminal who steals from the rich and gives half to charity. In life he is a rich bachelor and adventurer, Delton Prouse. This collects the first four Crimson Clown tales first published in DETECTIVE STORY MAGAZINE. Hubin, p. 524. Inked bookstore stamp to lower front paste down, some edge rubbing, a very good copy in a good to very good dust jacket with tape reinforcement to the verso at the spine ends and corners with some bleed through, loss to upper spine and upper left front corner with clear tape over, clear tape to upper corners, small chip to lower front panel and rubbing to folds. OCLC records no institutional holdings. Scarce in jacket. (24522). Item #24522

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