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Bentley, E.C. - Trent's Last Case

London, Thomas Nelson and Sons, n.d. (1913). First edition of this Haycraft-Queen title, often described as the first modern detective novel, intended to counter the myth of the infallible Holmeian detective.  Dark blue cloth with blindstamped design and gold titling to spine.  Corners slightly bumped with wear to extremities and very occasional foxing.  Binding could be tighter.  $100.00.