Author:Thompson, Vance

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The Pointed Tower

By: Thompson, Vance

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, The Bobbs-Merrill Company: (c.1923, 1922)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19353

ISBN: NO

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dj


[tight clean book with just the teensiest trace of shelfwear, remnants of old price sticker on rear pastedown; jacket lightly soiled, with a handful of tiny edge-tears, no paper loss]. (B&W frontispiece, 3 B&W plates) Monsieur Guelpa, in solving "the most baffling murder mystery Paris had ever known ... goes deeply into the lives of the great French family involved, lays bare their romances, their relations with one another and with the public, the sources of their wealth, the reasons for financial embarrassment, the count's rich marriage in America, his wife's early love affair, the intr... View more info

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Mr. Guelpa

By: Thompson, Vance

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, The Bobbs-Merrill Company: (c.1925)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20338

ISBN: NO

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dj


[moderately shelfworn, dust-soiling to page edges, spine slightly turned, one-time owner's signature on ffep; jacket edgeworn, with various tiny tears and nicks, minor paper loss at top of spine, one-inch tear and associated creasing along rear hinge (but folded back into place with no paper loss)]. The second (and final) "Mr. Guelpa" mystery, published a few months after the author's death in June of 1925. In this one, the brilliant French detective comes to America, intending "to meet various authorities in the many different branches of criminology," but (you just knew thi... View more info