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The Dark Device by  Hannah LEES - First Edition - 1947 - from Main Street Fine Books & Manuscripts, ABAA and Biblio.co.uk

The Dark Device

by LEES, Hannah

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New York: Harper & Brothers, 1947. Hardcover. 8vo. Black cloth with red lettering, pictorial dust jacket. 261pp. Very good/very good. Endpapers and text block lightly age toned as usual; quite mild jacket edgewear. A tight and handsome first edition of this "novel of suspense" with nifty evocative jacket art.




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