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The Genteel Murderer [Dorothy B. Hughes's copy, signed]

By: Norman, Charles

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, The Macmillan Company: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15425

Condition: Near Fine


(no dust jacket) [nice clean copy, minimal handling wear, very slight bumping at top front corner; review copy, with publisher's slip laid in; see note about signature]. (B&W frontispiece) An account of the life and crimes of Thomas Griffiths Wainewright, artist, writer, and poisoner. This copy of the book is distinguished by bearing the SIGNATURE of underappreciated crime novelist Dorothy B. Hughes on the ffep; no doubt she received this review copy in her capacity as mystery-book reviewer for the Los Angeles Times and other newspapers, a job which she began doing in 1940, and continued for ... View more info