Lot 126 of 366:
R. Austin Freeman The Singing Bone  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$216
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
The Singing Bone
Author:
Freeman, R. Austin
Place:
London
Publisher:
Hodder and Stoughton
Date:
[No date, c.1912]
Description:

(8vo) original red cloth, lettered in black on front and in gilt on spine. First Edition.

Important work of detective fiction, introducing the concept of the "inverted tale." A Haycraft Queen Cornerstone and Queen’s Quorum title. First impression with misprinted quotation marks on the title page.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
General light wear to cloth with rubbing to extremities, mild bump to top corner of front board; early ownership inscriptions, hinges starting, some browning to interior; very good.
 
Item number:
304258
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