THE LOST NAVAL PAPERS. New York: E. P. Dutton & Company, . Octavo, pp. [1-6] [1-2] 3-286 [287-290: ads], original decorated dark blue cloth, front and spine panels stamped in red. First U.S. edition. "Inspector William Dawson made his first appearance in this series of loosely connected tales in which he is involved various problems of naval intelligence." - Barzun and Taylor, A Catalogue of Crime (1989) 3715. Queen, The Detective Short Story, p. 27. Cloth lightly rubbed, two short tears in the gutter margin of the front free endpaper, but a solid, attractive, very good copy overall. (#159743).
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