(#118012) CASE FOR MR. FORTUNE. Bailey.

CASE FOR MR. FORTUNE. London and Melbourne, Ward, Lock & Co. Limited, [1932]. Octavo, pp. [i-iv] v [vi] 7-320, original red cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black. First edition. Eight stories. "For all their stylistic mannerisms, they keep their feet solidly on the ground: in fact, it is difficult to find in modern detection puzzles more elaborately concealed or genuinely mystifying." - Haycraft, Murder for Pleasure (1972), p. 127. Queen, The Detective Short Story, p. 8. Hubin (1994), p. 41. A bit of patchy discoloration to cloth, but a very good copy that still presents well overall. (#118012).

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"First Published 1932" on copyright page.