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12 Chinamen and a Woman by  James Hadley Chase - 1st Paperback Edition Thus - 1950 - from Brenner's Books - Rare & Collectable (SKU: 010364)

12 Chinamen and a Woman

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12 Chinamen and a Woman

by Chase, James Hadley

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Near Fine Minus
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New York City: Novel Library, 1950. 1st Paperback Edition Thus. Soft cover. Near Fine Minus. Vintage Paperback Novel Library #37. Sharp First Paperback Printing Thus, reprinting Avon's "12 Chinks and A Woman" in a failed effort to make the title less offensive. No month, 1950. No Cover Price Square, tight and clean throughout with some fairly minor wear to edges, spine ends and tips and a tiny color flake at the crown. Little or no toning. Fresh and bright with no chipping, creases or tears. A very pretty collectable copy of an uncommon title.


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Brenner's Books - Rare & Collectable US (US)
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12 Chinamen and a Woman
Chase, James Hadley
Soft cover
Book condition
second hand - Near Fine Minus
Quantity available
1st Paperback Edition Thus
Novel Library
Place of Publication
New York City
Date Published
Bookseller catalogs
Mystery/Suspense/Crime Drama;

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Brenner's Books - Rare & Collectable

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About Brenner's Books - Rare & Collectable

35 Plus years buying and selling collectable books. Member ABAA, ILAB, IOBA.
An eclectic mix of good books specializing in Sci-Fi, Mystery, General Antiquarian, Books About Books, Signed First Editions, Vintage Paperbacks, Modern Fiction and many, many others. Prompt, professional customer service, always!.
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