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I MET MURDER by  Selwyn Jepson - First American Edition - 1930 - from Captain Ahab's Rare Books (SKU: 5190)

I MET MURDER

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I MET MURDER

by Jepson, Selwyn

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New York: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 1930. First American Edition. An early novel by Jepson (1863-1938), in which a serial killer stacks up a pretty healthy body-count as he works through the guest list of a dinner party thrown by a wealthy businessman and war profiteer. The cast of characters includes a prominent sociologist, an author of erotic poetry, a pornographer, and an somewhat amoral "bad girl." Uncommon. Hubin, p.219. First Printing. Octavo (19.25cm); red cloth, with titling and decorations stamped in blue on spine and front cover; dustjacket and publisher's original wraparound advertising band; [viii],319,[3]pp. Base of spine nudged, else Fine, with the publisher's seal to pp.275-319 completely intact. Dustjacket is unclipped (priced $2.00), lightly rubbed, with a touch of dustiness to rear panel; Near Fine. Wraparound band is gently faded and lightly dusty; Near Fine.

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book dealer
Captain Ahab's Rare Books US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
5190
Title
I MET MURDER
Author
Jepson, Selwyn
Book condition
second hand
Quantity available
1
Edition
First American Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Harper & Brothers, Publishers
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1930

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About Captain Ahab's Rare Books

Founded in 2010, Captain Ahab's Rare Books specializes in first editions of literature, genre fiction, film-related books and ephemera, zines, manuscript and archival material.

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