By: Perowne, Barry (aka Philip Atkey)
Dean & Son Ltd: London.: Nd (1968).
Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).
Seller ID: 45471
Condition: Inked name on inside front board, page edges browning, else a fine (unread) copy in pictorial boards (as issued).
Small pocket-sized hardcover. Originally published in 1937 in The Sexton Blake Library no 601 (and published two years later in the USA as ''They Hang Them in Gibraltar'').
''Barry Perowne was a pseudonym of the British writer Philip Atkey (1908 - 1985), best known for his crime fiction. Another pseudonym he used was Pat Merriman and also published books under his own name. By agreement with the E W Hornung Estate, he continued the A. J. Raffles series after its creator E. W. Hornung's death, as well as other stories with his own characters. Four hardbacks designed for the younger mar... View More...