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    Erskine Childers. The Riddle of the Sands. New York: 1915. First U. S. edition.

    More Information: Erskine Childers. The Riddle of the Sands. A Record of Secret Service. New York: Dodd, Mead and Company, 1915. First American edition. Octavo. xii, 336 pages. Folding map frontispiece, one map, two charts, and an in-text plan. Publisher's full beige cloth, front and spine lettered in cream. All edges trimmed. Mild shelf wear and rubbing to binding; a touch of faint speckle soiling at joints; spine ends gently pushed with tiny amount of loss to lettering at backstrip. Normal age toning to edges of text block with some foxing. Some extra soft creases to frontispiece. An about near fine copy of this influential early espionage novel by Irish nationalist Robert Erskine Childers. A Haycraft Queen Cornerstone. From the Otto Penzler Collection of Mystery Fiction.

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