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Ransom

By: Coe, Charles Francis

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, A.L. Burt Company: (c.1934)

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 21140

ISBN: NO

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dj


[minor soiling to edges of text block; jacket shows a bit of wear at corners and spine ends]. Crime novel about a thief who executes a "perfect" kidnapping of an infant girl, one element of which involves stashing her with an unsuspecting family while he begins a two-year campaign to extract ransom money from the girl's father. Unfortunately for all concerned, however, he gets pinched (while visiting Canada) for a previously-committed crime, is convicted, and sentenced to twenty years in a Canadian prison. When he's released in 1933, he's faced with two immediate problems: (1) how t... View more info

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Ashes

By: Coe, Charles Francis

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: (c.1952)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14027

Condition: Very Good+


(no dust jacket) [good solid book, light shelfwear, lower rear corner slightly bumped, spine somewhat faded, a couple of tiny dark stains on spine near front hinge, whitish stain along top of rear cover]. Novel about a woman political reformer who runs afoul of organized crime. View more info

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Swag

By: Coe, Charles Francis

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: (c.1928)

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 14774

Condition: Very Good+


(no dust jacket) [lightly worn book, spine slightly turned, slight bumping to a couple of corners]. Proto-hardboiled novel about a small-town boy who lights out for the (unnamed) big city, falls in with a bad crowd, and turns to a life of crime. Coe was a prolific writer of magazine fiction (for both the slicks and the pulps); this tale was first published as a 6-part serial in The Saturday Evening Post. View more info