1925-1930 The Works of Edgar Wallace
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Eleven volumes in the publisher's original cloth bindings.
Ink inscription to the front free end paper of Traitor's Gate. Four Just Men is illustrated with a frontispiece and 11 full-page illustrations.
Edgar Wallace (1875-1932) was a prolific author, mainly writing thrillers and detective stories. He wrote over 170 novels, 18 stage plays, and 957 short stories.
Included in this set are the following works: The Four Just Men, which later became a series; The Man Who Knew; The Green Archer, first serialized in The Detective Magazine; The Sinister Man; The Gaunt Stranger, also known as Police Work, and later revised as The Ringer in 1926; The Black Abbot; The Door with Seven Locks; The Terrible People; The Yellow Snake; The Traitor's Gate; and The Brigand, a collection of short stories.
4 pages of publisher's advertisements to the rear of Terrible People and Traitor's Gate, and 1 page of publisher's advertisements to the rear of Brigand.
Undated, dated approximately using listings on Jisc.
In the publisher's original cloth bindings. Externally smart, though spines are darkened and there is a little bumping to the extremities. Marks to the boards of Four Just Men and Black Abbot. Front hinges to Man Who Knew and Green Archer are tender, showing the webbing. Both hinges to Yellow Snake are tender, showing the webbing. Spine to Green Archer is somewhat worn, with the cloth lifting to the head of the spine. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are generally bright and clean with the odd handling mark. Offsetting to the end papers of Sinister Man, Door with Seven Locks and Brigand.
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