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Doyle, The Case of Oscar Slater, 1st US Ed.  

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The Case of Oscar Slater

Doyle, Arthur Conan

New York

Hodder & Stoughton



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

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.

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