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    A[lfred] E[dward] W[oodley] Mason. At the Villa Rose. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1910. First U.S. edition. Illustrated, with eight inserted plates by W. H. Margetson. Octavo. Publisher's cloth, titles in gilt. Minor rubbing, sunning and soiling to extremities. Minor toning throughout. Very good.

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    First Hanaud mystery, an intricate tale, loosely based on a real French murder case. Inspector Gabriel Hanaud of the Surete is the "first official policeman of importance in twentieth-century detective fiction" - Steinbrunner and Penzler, Encyclopedia of Mystery and Detection, p. 188. A Haycraft-Queen "cornerstone." Hubin (1994), p. 558.

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