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A Royal Prisoner by  Marcel  Pierre & Allain - First Edition - 1918 - from Bluestocking Books and Biblio.co.uk

A Royal Prisoner

by Souvestre, Pierre & Allain, Marcel

Condition: Good/No Jacket


NY: Brentano's, 1918 Maroon cloth with gilt lettering, good. Crease to front board, spotting to cloth, corners bumped. First Edition, The Fantomas Detective Novels Marcel Allain was a French writer mostly remembered today for his co-creation with Pierre Souvestre of the fictional arch-villain and master criminal Fantomas. Marcel Allain and Pierre Souvestre wrote "Fantmas" and twenty sequels before Souvestres death, after which Allain went on to write another eleven on his own.. First Edition. Cloth. Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.


  • Bookseller: Bluestocking Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 6816
  • Title: A Royal Prisoner
  • Author: Souvestre, Pierre & Allain, Marcel
  • Format/binding:Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Good
  • Jacket condition: No Jacket
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Brentano's
  • Place: NY
  • Date published: 1918
  • Bookseller catalogs: First Editions;
  • Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall


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