(DETECTIVE FICTION.) KNIGHT, Clifford.
The Affair of the Scarlet Crab.
First UK edition, first impression. First published in the US earlier the same year. The author’s first book and the first appearance of Knight’s series character Professor Huntoon Rogers. The publisher’s retained copy with their stamp to the front panel of the dust jacket, the front pastedown and the title page.
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Octavo. Original black cloth, spine lettered in red. With the dust jacket. Contents and edges foxed; an excellent copy in the slightly creased jacket that has sunned spine and edges, and a few nicks to extremities.