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CHESTERTON, G. K.

The Secret of Father Brown.

London: Cassell and Company, Ltd, 1927 Stock Code: 138902
£2,750.00
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One of Chesterton's "most endearing characters"

First edition, first impression in the 7/6 dust jacket, of the fourth instalment in Chesterton's Father Brown series. Quayle notes that Chesterton's psychological approach and his nuanced characters give his work a special importance in the genre, but that "Father Brown, whose most 'conspicuous quality was not being conspicuous', will be remembered as one of its most endearing characters".

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Description

Octavo. Original black cloth, titles to spine in gilt. With dust jacket.

Condition

From the library of Florence and Edward Kaye, both leading collectors of detective fiction, with their red calf book label lettered in gilt to the front pastedown. Front board a little bowed, the binding otherwise sharp and unfaded, internally clean and untoned. A near-fine copy in the very good, bright jacket, light wear to extremities, small closed tear to front panel, else bright and not clipped.

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