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THE SO BLUE MARBLE. by  DOROTHY B HUGHES - Signed First Edition - 1940 - from BUCKINGHAM BOOKS (SKU: 39888)

THE SO BLUE MARBLE.

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THE SO BLUE MARBLE.

by HUGHES, DOROTHY B

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New York: Duell, Sloan & Pearce, [1940]., 1940. First edition. First edition. Author's first mystery. Signed by the author on the half-title page. Former owner's inked name and address on the front fly leaf, else a fine, bright copy in dust jacket with minor restoration by a paper conservator to the foot of the spine and lower front corner. Haycraft/Queen Cornerstone title and the initial offering in Duell's Bloodhound mystery series. New York City setting where many people try to locate a gem, the key to a fabulous treasure and the death of three people. Housed in a two-tone cloth clam shell case with titles stamped in gold gilt on a leather label affixed to the spine. An exceptional copy.

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Bookseller
BUCKINGHAM BOOKS US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
39888
Title
THE SO BLUE MARBLE.
Author
HUGHES, DOROTHY B
Book condition
Used
Quantity-available
1
Edition
First edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Duell, Sloan & Pearce, [1940].
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1940

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Buckingham Books specializes in new, used and rare books dealing with Mystery and Western Americana. Books in the mystery field include not only Mystery, but also Detective, Espionage, and Adventure Fiction. Our Western Americana Section offers books about the development of the American West. All books in our inventory are First Editions unless clearly stated otherwise.

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First Edition
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fine
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