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Emile Gaboriau

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File No 113 - Emile Gaboriau
1953 UK hardback first in this edition, Harvill, London
A VG+ book in VG+ unclipped dust jacket
Book has no names,inscriptions or stamps etc, tight and square
The jacket shows only minor wear to extremities
A lovely edition of a Monsieur Lecoq classic title
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Brief Biography
Born 1833, died 1873, Emile Gaboriau was on eof the most important authors in the development of mystery fiction. Although today perhaps eclipsed in posterity and memory by the likes of Dupin and Vidocq, Lecoq did much to broaden the commercial appeal of the genre in the years between The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins and A Study in Scarlet by Conan Doyle.
He also appears in both Queens Quorum and is a Haycraft Queen Cornerstone

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