1929 The Twister
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First Edition, Publishers' Original Binding, Scarce, With Dustwrapper
The first US edition, first printing of this work, published the year prior in the UK.
In the publisher's original dust wrapper, retaining the price but with the rear flyleaf clipped to remove a mail-in coupon.
Set in London amongst the aristocracy, Wallace presents a tale of murder, high finance, and intrigue.
A scarce first US edition from the crime writer, war correspondent, journalist, novelist, screenwriter, and playwright Edgar Wallace, remembered for his 1905 novel 'The Four Just Men'.
With a faint former owner's inscription to the front free endpaper.
In the publisher's original cloth binding, with dust wrapper clipped to rear flyleaf, but retaining the original price. Bumped to back strip tail, otherwise externally excellent. Faded former owner's inscription to front free endpaper. Dust wrapper back strip lightly age toned, with minor chipping to back strip head and tail. Light tidemarks to head and tail of rear wrap, and head of front wrap. Two age toned horizontal tape repairs to tail of back strip. Four clear tape repairs to dust wrapper reverse, with tide marks to reverse of rear wrap. Internally, firmly bound. Light spotting to gutter between pages 6 and 7, with pages otherwise clean and bright.
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