Title The Hidden Portal
Book Condition Very Good+ in Near Fine dj
Edition First Edition
Publisher Garden City NY Doubleday & Company, Inc. for The Crime Club 1946
Illustrator Illustrated by (dj) Friedgut
Seller ID 22703
[nice tight book, minimal shelfwear, light spotting to top edge of text block, moderate offsetting to endpapers; jacket has a couple of tiny closed tears and associated minor creasing along top edge of front panel, old department store price sticker affixed to top of rear flap]. Mystery-adventure set in Spanish Morocco, involving "an attempt to reach Gibraltar through an underwater passage newly discovered after two thousand years of secrecy." The dust jacket sports one of those Dali-inspired illustrations that were all the rage for mystery novels during the 1940s.
Dust Jacket Art 1940s Gibraltar Morocco