BIGGERS, Earl Derr. The Black Camel. Indianapolis: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1929.
BIGGERS, Earl Derr. The Black Camel. Indianapolis: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1929.

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BIGGERS, Earl Derr. The Black Camel. Indianapolis: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1929.

8o. Original grey cloth, lettered in red on front cover and spine (spine lightly toned); pictorial dust jacket (slight soiling, old glassine taped to verso). Provenance: Virginia L. Thomas (presentation inscription from Biggers).

FIRST EDITION OF THE FOURTH CHARLIE CHAN MYSTERY, State B of the dust jacket with letter from Charlie Chan on rear panel. PRESENTATION COPY, INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR on the front free endpaper: "To Virginia L. Thomas with the author's best wishes Earl Derr Biggers Pasadena June 24, 1929." Penzler, p.16.

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Another copy. Original grey cloth, red lettered on spine (light wear at ends of spine); original pictorial dust jacket (repairs at ends of spine and at extremities, spine a bit faded). Provenance: Jesmor Sweeney Leonis (inscription on front free endpaper). FIRST EDITION, State A of the dust jacket, with publisher's advertisements on rear panel. (2)
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