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

Title   THE DETECTIONS OF DR. SAM: JOHNSON

Binding   Hardcover.

Book Condition   Modest bookplate to front free endsheet, else a fine copy in a mildly age-toned, nearly fine, price-clipped dust jacket. The jacket art depicting a bust of Johnson atop the title cartouche is by Edward Gorey.

Edition   First edition.

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

Seller ID   41640.01

"A group of short stories, all mysteries solved by the great Samuel Johnson himself. While all the stories are bookish and literary, 'The Stolen Christmas Box' involves a manuscript in cypher and a library."--John Ballinger.

Mystery. Historical Fiction.

Price = 50.00 USD



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