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Scheffauer, Herman

Publication Date: 1912
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
From Xerxes Fine and Rare Books and Documents (Glen Head, NY, U.S.A.)

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London 1912 first edition J. M. Dent. Hardcover. Square 12mo., 56p., green cloth with gilt and black rectangular picture of goddess and gilt lettering on front. Top edge gilt. Bookplate of Lella Cotton. ***Book is inscribed "For Queen Lella with Love from Herman Scheffauer, London, January 26th 1912." **Laid in: newspaper clipping with picture of Scheffauer with details about his infamous crime and death. Scheffauer was born in San Francisco in 1878 and jumped to his death out of a window in 1927 in Berlin after murdering a woman by slitting her throat! Scarce title in excellent condition. Near Fine, light toning on end papers. Bookseller Inventory # a85473

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Publication Date: 1912

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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