THE SPECIMEN CASE. New York: George H. Doran Company, . Octavo, pp. [1-2] [i-iv] v [vi] vii-xix [xx] [21-22] 23-313 [314-318: blank] [note: first and last two leaves are blanks], original blue cloth, front and spine panels stamped in red. First U.S. edition. A collection of twenty-one stories including one Max Carrados story, "The Bunch of Violets." Barzun and Taylor (1989) 3638. Queen, The Detective Short Story, p. 13. A nearly fine copy in bright, very good four-color pictorial dust jacket (designed by Ellen Edwards) with light wear at edges, shallow loss at upper spine end, and some mild general dust soiling. An attractive example of the striking jacket. (#155518).
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First printing has the Doran monogram on copyright page.