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Canoy, E. Aldon - “The Adventure of the Solitary Bride”

Contained in The Anagram Detectives by Norma Schier, N.Y., Mysterious Press, 1979. First edition. A collection of parodies of famous detectives, whose names are anagrams, as are the names of the detectives. The volume also contains the first known parody of a parody: Robert L. Fish’s Schlock Homes appears in “The Adventure of the Boing! Ritual.” Limited edition of 250 copies, numbered and signed by Schier and Stanley Ellin, who wrote the introduction. Fine in dust jacket and slipcase. $25.00

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