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Michael Delving

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A Shadow of Himself - Michael Delving
1972 UK hardback first edition, first impression, Collins Crime Club, London
A near fine book in near fine unclipped dust wrapper
Book showns no names, inscription etc, clean and tight
The jacket shows no loss or tears, minor rubs to extremeties
Featuring Robert Eddison the antiquarian bookseller
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Brief Biography
DELVING, Michael. Pseudonym for Jay Williams. American. Born in Buffalo, New York, 31 May 1914. Educated at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1931-32; Columbia University. New York. 1933-34. Served in the United States Army, 1941-45: Purple Heart. Married Barbara Girdansky in 1941; one son and one daughter. Vaudeville and night club comic, and social director in adult summer camps. New York State, 1935-37;pressagent. Hollywood. I936-41;full-timewriter from 1945. Recipient: Guggenheim Fellowship. 1949; Boys' Clubs of America award, 1949. Died 12 July 1978.

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