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The Mystery of the Hangman's Inn by  Bruce CAMPBELL - First Edition - 1951 - from Main Street Fine Books & Manuscripts, ABAA and

The Mystery of the Hangman's Inn

by CAMPBELL, Bruce

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New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1951. Hardcover. Small 8vo. Tan/grey tweed paper over boards, pictorial corner-clipped dust jacket. vii, 213pp. Frontispiece, pictorial endpapers. Near fine/very good. Mild jacket edgewear, with small chips at head and tail of spine. A tight, attractive first edition of the sixth volume in the 18-volume "Ken Holt Mystery" series, with this title listed last (6th) on both front jacket flap and inner flyleaf list. Delightfully cheesy front jacket panel art.


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