The Mysterious Bookshop

Depken, Friedrich - Sherlock Holmes, Raffles, and Their Prototypes

New York, Magico, 1985. Facsimile of the 1949 translation by Jay Finley Christ.  One of the first, if not the first, scholarly examination of crime ficiton, originally published as a booklet in Heidelberg, Germany, in 1914. Fine in black pebbled boards.  $20.00.


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