Author:Kelland, Clarence Budington

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Skin Deep

By: Kelland, Clarence Budington

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: (c.1938)

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 16017

ISBN: NO

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dj


[spine a little turned, very light wear at spine ends and a couple of corners, tiny previous owner's name stamp on both endpapers and both pastedowns; jacket moderately worn and lightly soiled, a couple of tiny tears along top edge, one 1-1/2" closed tear at top front hinge, plus a couple of associated short diagonal creases at upper left-hand corner of front panel, a little residue of some kind along bottom edge of rear panel]. "What happens when a recluse and a scholar inherits one of the country's swankest beauty salons makes one of Mr. Kelland's most priceless and amusing tales.&#... View more info

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Counterfeit Gentleman

By: Kelland, Clarence Budington

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead & Company: 1960 (c.1956)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13340

ISBN: NO

Condition: Good in Very Good+ dj


[suspected ex-library book, although no marking as such; however, the ffep has been removed (always a suspicious sign) and none too neatly, resulting in the half-title page also being partially detached and the weakening of the front hinge; otherwise a decent enough copy, with small tape marks at top and bottom of both covers, spine slightly turned; the jacket is quite nice, clean and attractive despite having been a little bit irregularly trimmed along the top edge, and consequently a tiny bit shorter than the book itself]. "When Artemus Baldwin knelt beside the bullet-ridden corpse in t... View more info

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Catty Atkins -- Financier

By: Kelland, Clarence Budington

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York/London, Harper & Brothers: 1923

Edition: 1st Edition (D-X)

Seller ID: 23857

Condition: Very Good


(pictorial cover; no dust jacket) [solid copy, light wear to extremities, two tiny rips in cloth at top of spine, ownership signature (see note) and additional gift signature on ffep]. (frontispiece + 3 illus. plates) Fourth book (of five) in the "Catty Atkins" series, an early juvenile fiction series (published between 1920 and 1924) by this popular author who once referred to himself as "the best second-rate writer in America." The Atkins books actually filled a sort of interregnum in the middle of his other series, the "Mark Tidd" adventures, which comprised six boo... View more info

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Speak Easily

By: Kelland, Clarence Budington

Price: $150.00

Publisher: New York/London, Harper & Brothers: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14762

Condition: Very Good+


(no dust jacket) [good solid book, very light bumping to extremities, light dust-soiling to top edge, short pucker-line in rear-cover cloth, contemporary (non-authorial) gift inscription on ffep]. Very uncommon novel (originally a magazine serial under the title "Footlights") by this popular and prolific author, a kind of screwball-farce about a college instructor who inherits a fortune and is subsequently fired from his teaching position (by the college president, who wants to force him to use his money to get some experience of real life). In quest of said experience, he heads for (... View more info