ANDERSON, Frederick Irving. The Notorious Sophie Lang. London: William Heinemann, 1925. 8o. (Some pale foxing as usual.) Original red cloth, black-lettered on front cover and spine (hinges cracked, some light soiling). FIRST EDITION of a work which is "among the rarest collector's items... [Sophie Lang is] the most brilliantly conceived female criminal in literature" (E.F. Bleiler in Twentieth Century Crime and Mystery Writers, ed. John M. Reilly, London, 1980, p.36).

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ANDERSON, Frederick Irving. The Notorious Sophie Lang. London: William Heinemann, 1925. 8o. (Some pale foxing as usual.) Original red cloth, black-lettered on front cover and spine (hinges cracked, some light soiling). FIRST EDITION of a work which is "among the rarest collector's items... [Sophie Lang is] the most brilliantly conceived female criminal in literature" (E.F. Bleiler in Twentieth Century Crime and Mystery Writers, ed. John M. Reilly, London, 1980, p.36).

[With:] ANDERSON. The Book of Murder. New York: E.P. Dutton, 1930. 8o. Original black cloth, red-lettered on front cover and spine (some light wear at extremities). FIRST EDITION of the third of Anderson's mysteries. Queen's Quorum 82. (2)
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