Lot 124 of 565:
Doyle, The Case of Oscar Slater, 1st US Ed.  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$120
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
The Case of Oscar Slater

Author:
Doyle, Arthur Conan

Place:
New York

Publisher:
Hodder & Stoughton

Date:
1912

Description:

103 pp. Original green cloth with printed paper spine label. First American Edition.

Oscar Slater, an Edinburgh pimp, was arrested and convicted in 1909 of a murder he did not commit. From prison he contacted the famous author in hopes that Doyle could solve a case in real life. Doyle's results are presented in this book, bringing Slater's case before the court of public opinion. Slater was eventually released on a technicality, although not exonerated.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Some wear and soil to cloth, a few light bumps to edges; small split at foot of front hinge, slight bump to leaves at top rear corner of text block; very good.


 
Item number:
309669
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