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    Thomas Burke. The Bloomsbury Wonder. London: The Mandrake Press, 1929. First edition. Small octavo, pp. [1-4] 5-102 [103] [104: printer's imprint], original decorated boards with black cloth shelf back, printed paper label affixed to spine panel. A fine copy in near fine pictorial dust jacket with touch of dust soiling and light shelf wear at head and tail of spine panel and several corners.

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    Short novel of mass murder in London, later collected in Dark Knights (1944). "His most famous (and best) story..." - Barron (ed), Horror Literature 3-41. Ashley, Who's Who in Horror and Fantasy Fiction, p. 46. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 308. Wilson, Shadows in the Attic, p. 121. Queen, The Detective Short Story, p. 15. Bleiler (1948), p. 65. Hubin, p. 58.



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    February, 2016
    4th Thursday
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