Villainy Detected By Lillian de la Torre, Book and Original Typed Manuscript Introduction and Signed Letters

de la Torre, Lillian; Lillian de la Torre Bueno McCue)

Published by Appleton-Century, 1947
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Hardcover book in dust jacket along with Original typed table of contents and 7 page introduction of Villainy Detected with corrections de la Torre made before publication. A 2 page typed, signed (Lillian McCue) letter to her friend and advisor Dr. Ted Peterson who at the time resided in Colorado Springs but later taught at the University of Illinois. She talks about the previous book (which has not been published as of yet) and other things. A broadside she published entitled "This I Believe.". A personal invitation to Peterson on an illustrated card she had made for a Christmas event; A one page handwritten letter to Peterson; A Newspaper review of Villainy with her picture on it; Another 3 page handwritten letter written to Peterson in 1948 on light blue stationary; A 3 page letter on white stationary; Another 1 page, 4 line note to Peterson concerning some material she sent him; a two page typed, signed letter to Peterson concerning their shared interest in collecting Broadsides and Crime Trial material; A handwritten, signed postcard concerning the publishing of Villainy and a book she is sending him; 2 other signed postcards with short notes; An obituary from the NY Times after her death at age 91. A great collection that lends a lot of unknown information concerning this author. The book is in very good condition with light wear and no markings. Dust jacket (in mylar sleeve) chipped at the spine tips and slightly slong the top back edge. Another small closed tear at the top right corner of the front. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: Villainy Detected By Lillian de la Torre, ...
Publisher: Appleton-Century
Publication Date: 1947
Binding: Unbound
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: First Printing

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