10 Hours : A Mystery Novel. First Edition in dustjacket

By: KEELER, Harry Stephen

Price: $230.00

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KEELER, Harry Stephen. 10 Hours : A Mystery Novel. New York : E.P. Dutton &Company, Inc., (1937). First Printing. Pp (6),7-320. 8vo, red cloth, black lettering to spine, red lettering and bloddy clock hand to black panel on front board. The third book (of four) in the Vagabond Nights series. Harry Stephen Keeler (1890-1967) was a prolific but little-known American author."No Keeler fan can afford to miss this ingenious new mystery which concern s the activities of three clever vagabonds. Supposedly in the employ of theMexican Rebel Commander, Lopez, who is waging war on a Texas town near the border, they are arrested as spies and spend the next 10 hours telling lon g, fantastic stories that involve strategy as well as entertainment. The plot is intriguing, and brilliantly worked out. The Mexican-Texas situation provides a colorful and exciting background, and there is sufficient action,suspense, and intrigue to hold the reader spellbound. Probably no writer o f mystery yarns has ever lived whose work can compare with Keeler's. His originality, his ingenuity, his prolific powers, and his utter, irresistible logic rank him as one of America's outstanding mystery writers. He is knowneverywhere as the famous master of web-work drama in crime and horror. His tremendous popularity with readers on two continents grows with each book. " (from the dj). Fading to bottom edge of cloth, some foxing to endpapers and fore-edge, corners slightly bumped, else very good in poor, worn, torn, tape-repaired, but unclipped, dustjacket. 230.00

Title: 10 Hours : A Mystery Novel. First Edition in dustjacket

Author Name: KEELER, Harry Stephen

Categories: 888,

Publisher: E.P. Dutton & Company, Inc., New York, 1937,:

Seller ID: 103011

Keywords: LITERATURE MYSTERY FICTION UNITED STATES,