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Three Inner Sanctum Mysteries by Boucher  

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Three Inner Sanctum mysteries

Boucher, Anthony [pseud. of William Anthony Parker White]

New York

Simon and Schuster

Various dates


Two clothbound editions with one advance reader copy in wrappers. Comprises:

  • The Case of the Crumpled Knave, 1939. Orange cloth, jacket. First Edition.
  • The Case of the Solid Key, 1941. Advance Reader's Copy in pictorial wrappers.
  • The Case of the Seven Sneezes, 1942. Black cloth, jacket. First Edition.

Boucher wrote mystery, science fiction, and horror. He was also an editor, including science fiction anthologies, and wrote mystery reviews for many years in The New York Times. He was one of the first English translators of Jorge Luis Borges, translating "The Garden of Forking Paths" for Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine.

Lot Amendments

Jackets tattered and torn; volumes lean with soil to cloth; advance reader copy with creases to spine, a small split at heel, some foxing to edges; generally about very good.

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