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The Case of Oscar Slater
New York: George H. Doran Company. [1912]. First American Edition in original dust jacket. 8vo; 108pp; gray paper over boards with white paper label on spine, gray dust jacket printed in green (Green and Gibson's variant binding); corners a tiny bit bumped, top edge a bit sunned about 1/8 inch, front endpapers with offsetting, as are pp. 10-11, from news clipping, still present about the death of Oscar Slater, mark 1/2 inch square of old tape removed, 1 inch closed tear in same spot; jacket with a few small chips resulting in loss of "C" and part of "A" in title on jacket spine, 1/2 inch square missing from middle of jacket spine old cello tape - about 3 inches at bottom third of spine. The book is very good + and the jacket only lightly used and intact. A remarkable survivor in the original dust jacket. This is Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's attempt to clear a Silesian Jew wrongfully accused and convicted of murder in Glasgow in 1909. He was cleared, largely through Doyle's efforts, in 1928. Green and Gibson B11b.
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