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Give the Little Corpse a Great Big Hand - George Bagby
1954 UK hardback first edition, first impression, Macdonald, London
A VG+ book in VG+ unclipped dust wrapper
Book shows no names,inscriptions, tightly bound and square,
The dustwrapper has minor chip to spine, light rubs to edges
Superb period cover artwork by Batchelor
A rare book, the only copy in jacket we have seen
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Dead Drunk - George Bagby
1954 UK hardback first edition, first impression, Macdonald, London
A VG+ book in VG+ unclipped dust wrapper
Book has no names,inscriptions, or stamps etc tight and square,
The dustwrapper has minor wear to edges, still nice and bright
Excellent jacket artwork by Batchelor
UK editions are very scarce indeed,
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Brief Biography
STEIN, Aaron Marc. Also writes as George Bagby; Hampton Stone. American. Born in New York City, 15 November 1906. Educated at Ethical Culture School, New York, 1916-23; Princeton University, New Jersey, A.8. (summa cum laude) 1927 (Phi Beta Kappa). Served in the Office of War Information, 1942-43, and the United States Army, 1943-45. Critic and Columnist, New York Evening Post, 1927-38; Contributing Editor, Time, New York City, 1938. Since 1939 free-lance writer. Past President, Mystery Writers of America, Recipient: Mystery Writers of America Grand Master Award, 1979

George Bagby - The Characters
Inspector Schmidt
A member of the New York City Homicide Bureau, Inspector Schmidt is accompanied on his investigations by Bagby, who chronicles the colorful adventures. Schmitty is thorough, at times brilliant, and complains about his aching feet continuously to anyone who will listen.

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