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The Applegreen Cat by  Frances CRANE - Signed First Edition - 1943 - from Main Street Fine Books & Manuscripts, ABAA and Biblio.co.uk

The Applegreen Cat

by CRANE, Frances

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Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Company, 1943. Hardcover. Small 8vo. Light green cloth with dark green spine lettering, pictorial dust jacket. 221pp. Near fine/very good. Mild jacket edgewear. Tight, extremely attractive first edition of the fifth title in the noted Pat and Jean Abbott mystery series of 26 titles published between 1941 and 1965. This sharp copy bears a fine autograph addition: Tipped to front flyleaf is the original transmittal envelope bearing a fine heavy stock 5" X 3" card signed huge and bold in red marker by Les Tremayne, who also dates it at upper right "6-29-90." Tremayne (1913-2003) was a noted radio, film and television actor who starred in the radio series "Abbott Mysteries" (1946-47). A handsome and unusual copy.




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