(DETECTIVE FICTION.) MASTERMAN, J. C.
An Oxford Tragedy.
First edition, first impression of the book often credited for sparking the idea of a murder mystery in an Oxford setting. The publisher’s retained copy with their stamp to the front panel of the dust jacket and the front pastedown. Scarce in the jacket.
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Octavo. Original black cloth, spine lettered in red. With the dust jacket. Edges and endpapers foxed; an excellent copy in the bright jacket that has sunned spine and edges.