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CLUES OF THE CARIBBEES: BEING CERTAIN CRIMINAL INVESTIGATIONS OF HENRY POGGIOLI, PH.D
Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc.,. 1929. cloth-backed boards.. Corners gently bumped, a few spots on endpapers, a very good copy in. very good pictorial dust jacket with closed tear at lower edge of. front panel, chipping along top edge, closed tear at upper left edge. of front panel, and thumbnail-sized chip from upper spine end. Scarce. signed. (#140369). First edition. Inscribed by Stribling: "Dear --; / This is the beginning / of the "Poggioli" tales / of which I know I have / written a hundred / T S Stribling / Sept 28 1949 / Miami Beach Fla." Collection of criminal investigations set in the Caribbean by Dr. Henry Poggioli, Ph. D, psychologist and criminologist. All fist published in the pulp magazine ADVENTURE in 1925 and 1926. "Charles Honce remarks that the concluding story 'is positively thunderous; it will knock you right out of your seat.'" - Haycraft: Murder For Pleasure, p. 163. Stribling published more stories featuring Dr. Poggioli in the 1940s and 1950s. Queen's Quorum #80. A Haycraft-Queen cornerstone. Pronzini and Muller, 1001 Midnights: The Afficianado's Guide to Mystery and Detective Fiction, pp. 762-3.
      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc.]
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