Item #30440 THE DEBIT ACCOUNT. Oliver Onions.


London: Martin Secker, [1913]. Octavo, pp. [1-10] 11-311 [312] [313-320: pubisher's ads], original black cloth, front stamped in white and ruled in blind, spine stamped in white and gold, rear ruled in blind, top edge stamped in black, bottom edges untrimmed. First edition. Sequel to IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE EVIDENCE, the second volume in "Whom God Hath Sundered" trilogy. Critic Martin Seymour-Smith described Onions' Whom God Hath Sundered trilogy as a neglected classic: " 'In Accordance with the Evidence' is the masterpiece of the three, but the other sequels in no way disgrace it" - Seymour-Smith, "Forgotten Classic." Scotland on Sunday, 22 February 1998 (p.26). Not in Hubin. See Barzun & Taylor, A Catalogue of Crime (1989), p. 413. Foxing to preliminary and terminal leaves, lower front corner bruised, a nearly fine copy in a very good dust jacket with slight loss at corner tips, shallow loss at head to spine panel with a small closed tear and chip to upper fold, small chip at base of spine panel, clear tape to verso of spine ends with a small external tape at base of spine. Rare in dust jacket. (30440). Item #30440

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