London, South Kensington
6 June 2006
FREEMAN, Richard Austin (1862-1943). John Thorndyke's Cases. London: Chatto & Windus, 1909. 8°. Half title, 6 half tone plates by H. M. Brock, illustrations, 32-pages of publisher's advertisements at the end (marginal tear to one leaf, title lightly spotted, occasional light mainly marginal spotting and staining). Original brown pictorial cloth (extremities very lightly rubbed). FIRST EDITION. Donaldson 5; Queen's Quorum 42.
With 7 other works of Crime Fiction including Michael Dibdin's The Last Sherlock Holmes Mystery (London, 1978, FIRST EDITION OF THE AUTHOR'S FIRST NOVEL), Anna-Katherine Green's The Filigree Ball (Indianapolis, 1903) and Edgar Wallace's The Four Just Men (London, 1905). (8)
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