The Ballycronin Mystery - H. M. Webster (c.1940s) - vintage hardback crime fiction book
The Ballycronin Mystery - H. M. Webster (c.1940s) - vintage hardback crime fiction book
The Ballycronin Mystery - H. M. Webster (c.1940s) - vintage hardback crime fiction book
The Ballycronin Mystery - H. M. Webster (c.1940s) - vintage hardback crime fiction book
The Ballycronin Mystery - H. M. Webster (c.1940s) - vintage hardback crime fiction book

The Ballycronin Mystery - H. M. Webster (c.1940s) - vintage hardback crime fiction book

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Scarce vintage hardcover mystery novel with original pictorial dustjacket - Shamus Burke - FREE UK P&P
£64.50

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The Ballycronin Mystery - H. M. Webster (c.1940s) - vintage hardback crime fiction book
 
A scarce original 1940s hardcover detective novel ("produced in complete conformity with the authorised economy standards"), complete with its original pictorial dustwrapper: "Herein the reader meets for the first time a new detective, Shamus Burke, Esq., Master of Arts of Trinity College, Dublin ... In these pages you are told how, in solving a mystery and frustrating two villains, he brought happiness and fortune to an impoverished Irish family."
 
Whilst the book shows various signs of age (see condition description below), it remains complete and fully legible throughout, and would thus make a lovely addition to a collection of vintage crime fiction or books of Irish interest.
 
Author: H. M. Webster
 
Title: The Ballycronin Mystery
 
Classification / subject: Fiction; crime novels; detective stories; Ireland / Irish interest
 
Date / era: c.1940s
 
Imprint / publisher / brand: Hurst & Blackett Ltd, London etc.
 
Country of origin: United Kingdom
 
ISBN: N/A
 
Binding: Hardcover (brown cloth-effect textured boards)
 
Dustjacket: Yes
 
Number of pages: 176
 
Dimensions (approx.): 12.7 x 19 x 2.2cm (5 x 7.5 x 0.85in)
 
Condition: Dustjacket marked and discoloured with age wear including bumping, creasing, tearing (including a small hole tear to the upper front) and slight loss, but not price-clipped; covers slightly marked with slight discoloration / fading and bumping to some edges; inside covers / endpapers foxed, the front endpaper also bearing an old pre-decimal price and initials in pencil; pages discoloured with foxing to edges, but otherwise in good order apart from slight edge / corner wear and the odd crease (please see photos)
 
Unit quantity: 1
 
Unit weight (approx., before packing for transit): 210g
 
No. of units available (at last update): 1
 
Unit Price: £64.50 GBP - including FREE Special Delivery within the United Kingdom
 
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Brand Hurst & Blackett
Code 5/284
Condition Used