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Freeman Wills Crofts | The Hog's Back Mystery, 1933, presentation copy inscribed by the author

Estimate:

600

to
- 800 GBP

Freeman Wills Crofts | The Hog's Back Mystery, 1933, presentation copy inscribed by the author

Freeman Wills Crofts | The Hog's Back Mystery, 1933, presentation copy inscribed by the author

Estimate:

600

to
- 800 GBP

Lot sold:

882

GBP

Freeman Wills Crofts


The Hog's Back Mystery. London: Hodder and Stoughton Limited, 1933


FIRST EDITION, PRESENTATION COPY INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR ("Herman Ould, Esq. | In the hope of achieving | a conversion! | With compliments | F.W. Crofts. | 5th April 1933") on front free endpaper, 8vo, frontispiece map, original blue cloth lettered in black, DUST-JACKET, slight browning, spine slightly soiled, soiled dust-jacket frayed at extremities with some minor loss and adhesive tape repairs


The recipient was Herman Ould (1885-1951), the dramatist, poet and critic.


PROVENANCE

Herman Ould (presentation inscription); The Alexis Galanos Collection

Condition is described in the main body of the cataloguing, where appropriate.


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