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THE GALTON CASE by  writing as "Ross Macdonald  Kenneth - Signed First Edition - 1959 - from John W. Knott, Jr., Bookseller, ABAA/ILAB (SKU: 8537)

THE GALTON CASE

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THE GALTON CASE

by Millar, Kenneth, writing as "Ross Macdonald

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  • hardcover
  • Signed
  • First
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A near fine copy, some dustiness to top edge with some light fade to top stain, some light foxing to end papers, light shelf wea
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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1959. First edition. A near fine copy, some dustiness to top edge with some light fade to top stain, some light foxing to end papers, light shelf wear in a near fine dust jacket with a touch of shelf wear, touch of color fade to pink color in design on spine panel and very light foxing to flaps. A very nice copy. (8537). Octavo, boards. Signed by Millar. A Lew Archer novel. "Cumulatively exciting, beautifully plotted and written with taste, perception and compassion." - Anthony Boucher. "...a mystery that turns upon multiple questions of inheritance and identity." Nolan, Ross Macdonald: A Biography, p. 198. Pederson (ed.), St. James Guide to Crime and Mystery Writers, (4th ed.), pp. 676-678.

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Bookseller
John W. Knott, Jr., Bookseller, ABAA/ILAB US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
8537
Title
THE GALTON CASE
Author
Millar, Kenneth, writing as "Ross Macdonald
Book condition
Used - A near fine copy, some dustiness to top edge with some light fade to top stain, some light foxing to end papers, light shelf wea
Quantity available
1
Edition
First edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Alfred A. Knopf
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1959
Keywords
Mystery . Signed
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jacket
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flap(s)
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spine
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octavo
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First Edition
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shelf wear
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