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A.A. Milne | The Red House Mystery, 1922

A.A. Milne | The Red House Mystery, 1922

A.A. Milne | The Red House Mystery, 1922

A.A. Milne

The Red House Mystery. London: Methuen & Co. Ltd., 1922

FIRST EDITION, 8vo, 8pp. publisher's catalogue at end, original green cloth lettered in gilt and blind, DUST-JACKET, slight browning to endpapers, soiled dust-jacket frayed at extremities with loss to head of spine

Milne's first detective novel, written for his father, to whom it is dedicated. The blurb notes "In this work Mr. Milne has solved a difficult problem: how to tell a detective story in a humorous way without sacrificing any of its excitement".


Haycraft-Queen Cornerstone


The Ronald Segal Collection (Sotheby's, 19 December 2000, lot 473); The Alexis Galanos Collection

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