THE STURGIS WAGER: A DETECTIVE STORY. New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company Publishers, . Octavo, pp. [1-4]  2-260, original decorated brown boards printed in red and black. First edition. Sensational crime novel set in New York City where a criminal mastermind "disposes of human bodies in a specially developed fluid which dissolves them completely, bones and all, very speedily ... Well devised, with a dramatic climax and some neat detective ideas ..." - Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy Volume III, p. 59. Hubin (1994), p. 583. Wright (III) 3825. Light wear to edges, a very good copy. (#148817).
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