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Orchids to Murder - Hulbert Footner
1945 UK hardcover first edition, first impression, published by Collins Crime Club in London
A VG+ book in 1st issue unclipped 7/6 dust jacket
Book is without previous owner names or stamps etc
Stll nice and tight - a solid copy
The dustwrapper has some wear to edges but no significant loss - overall solid
A Lee Mappin mystery
Very scarce in dust jacket - the only one I've handled in fact
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The Under Dogs - Hulbert Footner
c1928/9 UK hardback later edition, Collins, London
The 1 shilling series, approx 6x4.5 inches
Book has no names, inscriptions or stamps etc,
Tightly bound and square,
The dust jacket has loss to spine, closed tears and creases
Still looks ok in its film wrapper
Great period artwork
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Death of a Celebrity - Hulbert Footner
1938 UK hardback first edition, first impression, Collins Crime Club, London
A VG indeed book in photocopy dust jacket
Book shows no names or stamps etc, tight and square
The dustwrapper is a PHOTOCOPY of a 1st issue original
The wrapper is not 'priced in' but a complimentary gift
A scarce book
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The Almost Perfect Murder - Hulbert Footner
1933 UK hardback first edition, Collins Crime Club, London
A VG indeed book, 1st issue red cloth black lettering and dated
Book has no names, inscriptions or stamps etc,
Tightly bound and square, scattered edge spotting
The dustwrapper is second issue priced 3/6
Chipping to spine ends and tips, minor edge wear
Clean and bright
An early crime club title and very rare in jacket
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If you like this author then the following may be of interest

Cyril Hare         JJ Connington         Dorothy L Sayers         Agatha Christie         Margery Allingham        

Hulbert Footner - Brief Biography
Born in Canada 1879, educated in New York. Married with 3 daughters and worked as a journbalist before becoming a full time writer. He was a prolific author being published from 1918 up until his death. His main series characters were Amois Lee Mappin and Rosika Storey. He lived in Maryland and died 25 November 1944

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