THE CRIME AND THE CRIMINAL: BEING A WEIRD AND POWERFUL DETECTIVE ROMANCE. Richard Bernard Heldmann, "Richard Marsh."

THE CRIME AND THE CRIMINAL: BEING A WEIRD AND POWERFUL DETECTIVE ROMANCE. New York: Printed for the Booksellers of America and sold by New Amsterdam Book Company, [1901]. Octavo, pp. [1-4] 5-320, inserted frontispiece with uncredited illustration (by Harold Piffard?), original pictorial tan cloth, front and spine panels stamped in red and black. First U.S. edition, a later printing with title page not dated 1901. A romantic melodrama in which a Murder Club in London kills the wrong person and an innocent man is tried and sentenced to hang for the crime. The murdered girl's father investigates the crime and discovers the identity of the murderer. Glover & Greene, Victorian Detective Fiction 329. Hubin (1994), p. 553. Cloth soiled, a sound, good copy. (#158798).

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