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In Queer Street - HUME, Fergus Wright (1859-1932) - 1913. [1225931]
London: F.V. White and Co., 1913. - Inscribed First Edition. Octavo, pp.312. Bound in publisher's red cloth, with gilt titles to upper, gilt titles and publisher's imprint to spine, bottom edge uncut. Quite clean inside, inscribed by the author "To Mrs Graham / with kind regards / Fergus Hume / Thundersley, Essex, 20th September 1913", with a little sporadic foxing primarily to margins. Binding shows well, spine a little sunned, corners and spine ends bumped, minor spotting to front edge of textblock, slight lean. According to a contemporary reviewer in the Western Mail (24th October 1913), Hume's "latest book, "In Queer Street", is much on a par with the rest of his work. It's principal merit lies in an ingenious plot, and a murder mystery which keeps the reader in a pleasing state of suspense down to the end of the volume. . [A] sort of Montague and Capulet business," with a significant amount of murder in addition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Ltd, PBFA, ABA, ILAB]
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