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    Maxwell Grant: Author's Personal Copy of The Shadow Laughs. (New York: Street and Smith Publications, Inc., 1931), first edition, 252 pages, pictorial boards, 12mo (5" x 7.5"), no dust jacket (as issued). This is the first hardcover edition of a story previously published in The Shadow Magazine. Here we present a true rarity: like The Living Shadow offered elsewhere in this catalog, this is an author's copy of The Shadow Laughs, which belonged to Walter Gibson, the real man behind the pseudonym Maxwell Grant. This very book was auctioned in 1995 at a prominent New York auction house, and is available again for the first time since then.The book is in near very good condition, with minor edge wear present, lightly rubbed boards, and some age-toning to the textblock.

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    April, 2007
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