The Mystery at Lovers' Cave [Lover's] (The Modern Reprint Library Series)
. Jacobsen Publishing Company, Inc., 1927. Farrow, C.V. Reprint. Hard Cover. Very Good / Good. Item #2072271
Includes scarce original jacket with C.V. Farrow artwork - currently the only copy in the trade that includes it. Ink gift note date 4/7/31 on front endpaper, jacket edges rubbed with minor loss from corners. Good.
273 pp. 8vo. Reissue of 1927 Simon & Schuster original. Title given as 'The Mystery at Lovers' Cave' on title page, but 'The Mystery at Lover's Cave' on cover and jacket. The first Roger Sheringham mystery novel, and among the earliest books by popular British crime writer Anthony Berkeley Cox, who wrote as Anthony Berkeley, Francis Iles, and A. Monmouth Platts. Originally published by Collins in the UK as Roger Sheringham and the Vane Mystery. The Roger Sheringham stories were Berkeley's most popular mysteries, though he also wrote quite a few stand-alones.
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