Crofts, Freeman Wills
Title INSPECTOR FRENCH AND THE STARVEL TRAGEDY
Book Condition Light soiling to the page edges, mild shelfwear to the spine ends, very slight spotting to the covers, else a very good plus copy in bright blue cloth with black titles; lacking the rare dust jacket.
Edition First edition. Published in the U.S. as THE STARVEL HOLLOW TRAGEDY. Four pages of advertisements at the rear.
Publisher London: W. Collins Sons & Co. Ltd., (1927).
Seller ID 33168.00
Freeman Wills Crofts, an Irish engineer and detective story writer, was the first mystery writer to regularly use the step-by-step methods of police routine in detective fiction. "A major case in French's early career..."--Barzun & Taylor.