CLUES OF THE CARIBBEES: BEING CERTAIN CRIMINAL INVESTIGATIONS OF HENRY POGGIOLI, PH.D. Stribling.

CLUES OF THE CARIBBEES: BEING CERTAIN CRIMINAL INVESTIGATIONS OF HENRY POGGIOLI, PH.D. Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., 1929. Octavo, pp. [1-8] [1-2] 3-319 [320: blank], two-part pink and blue cloth, printed paper label affixed to spine panel, top edge stained tan, fore and bottom edges untrimmed, pictorial endpapers. First edition. Collection of criminal investigations set in the Caribbean by Dr. Henry Poggioli, Ph. D, psychologist and criminologist. All fist published in the pulp magazine ADVENTURE in 1925 and 1926. "Charles Honce remarks that the concluding story 'is positively thunderous; it will knock you right out of your seat.'" - Haycraft: Murder For Pleasure, p. 163. Stribling published more stories featuring Dr. Poggioli in the 1940s and 1950s. Queen's Quorum 80. A Haycraft-Queen cornerstone. Pronzini and Muller, 1001 Midnights: The Afficianado's Guide to Mystery and Detective Fiction, pp. 762-3. Owner's signature on the front free endpaper. Slight spine lean, a bit of fade to pink cloth along upper edge of front cover, a very good copy in fair to good pictorial dust jacket (priced $2.50 on the front flap) with chips from top and bottom edges. (#165140).

Price: $200.00

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