DEEP LAY THE DEAD. Frederick C. Davis.

DEEP LAY THE DEAD.

Garden City: Published For The Crime Club, Inc. by Doubleday, Doran & Co., Inc., 1942. Octavo, cloth. First edition. Mystery novel. "A memorable non-series book...fashioned around the classic mystery situation of murder and intrigue among a group of people trapped in a snowbound country house." - - Reilly, Twentieth-Century Crime and Mystery Writers (1980), pp. 441-444. Frederick Davis was a prolific author writing at least 1000 pulp stories, including many Operator 5 stories as Curtis Steele. He was also a contributor to Black Mask and Dime Detective pulp magazines. "Davis's fiction was among the most literate and entertaining of its day and stands up well to the test of time." - Reilly, Twentieth-Century Crime and Mystery Writers (1980), pp. 441-444. Hubin, p. 217. A fine copy in a very good dust jacket with light edge wear, mild chipping to spine ends and corners, light rubbing to front flap, with a small chip. (7684). Item #7684

Price: $350.00

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