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Alice Tilton ~ Phoebe Atwood Taylor

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The Iron Hand - Alice Tilton
1947 UK hardback first edition, first impression published by Collins Crime Club in London
A VG book in price clipped dust jacket
Book shows no names or stamps etc, tight binding, light age tan to paper
The dustwrapper has shallow chips to spine ends and a little darkening
Superb jacket artwork and a lovely looking book

Rare in jacket, the only one I've handled and a Leonidas Witherall murder mystery
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The Hollow Chest - Alice Tilton
1942 UK hardback first edition, first impression, Collins Crime Club, London
A near fine book in near fine price clipped dust wrapper
Book shows neat name and date, tighly bound and square, clean contents and cloth
The dustwrapper has no loss or tears
A Leonidas Witherall mystery
A stunning copy, hard to imagine a better one
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The Cut Direct - Alice Tilton
1938 UK hardback first edition, first impression, Collins Crime Club, London
A VG book in PHOTOCOPY dust jacket
Book shows no names etc, tight and square
The dustwrapper is a photocopy of a 1st issue wrapper
The wrapper is not 'priced in' but a complimentary gift
A rare book and an attractive item
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Alice Tilton is a pseudonym of Phoebe Atwood Taylor

Alice Tilton - The Characters
Leonidas Witherall
Gentleman scholar and headmaster of an exclusive New England boys' academy, Leonidas Witherall is also the pseudonymous .author of the popular exploits of Lieutenant Haseltine. Witherall's chief recreation seerns to be trying to extricate himself and his friends from farcical problems of a homicidal nature while he struggles to maintain his dignity. He is referred to as "Bill" because of his resemblance to Shakespeare.

If you like this author then the following may be of interest

John Rhode         Elizabeth Ferrars         ECR Lorac         Agatha Christie         Carol Carnac        

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