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Author Name    de la Torre, Lillian; Gorey, Edward, illustrator

Title   THE DETECTIONS OF DR. SAM: JOHNSON

Binding   Hardcover.

Book Condition   A fine copy in a mildly shelfworn, nearly fine, illustrated dust jacket. The jacket art depicting a bust of Johnson atop the title cartouche is by Edward Gorey.

Edition   First edition, first printing.

Publisher   Garden City, New York: The Crime Club/Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1960.

Seller ID   41640.00

Eight criminous cases solved by the 18th century lexicographer and his Boswell. "I call myself a 'histo-detector'...the crime scene in their time was rich and raffish, and afforded many an intriguing mystery to be fictitiously unravelled."--de la Torre.

Mystery. Historical Fiction.

Price = 75.00 USD



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