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Grafton, C. W.

Published by Triangle Books, Philadelphia (1945)

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About this Item: Triangle Books, Philadelphia, 1945. Hardcover. Condition: very good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very good. First edition. American crime novelist, Cornelius Warren ("Chip") Grafton, was born and raised in China, where his parents were working as missionaries. He was educated in Clinton, South Carolina, studying law and journalism. Gilmore Henry, the young lawyer who did his first job of sleuthing in "The Rat Began to Gnaw the Rope," is at it again. He is no longer a member of the law firm with which he was connected but is in business for himself: the story begins with the arrival of a client who is in trouble because of an improperly issued life insurance policy. Dust jacket has chipping to the spine and edge-wear. First Triangle edition. book. Seller Inventory # 275678

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Grafton, C. W.

Published by Blakiston; Triangle Books, Philadelphia (1945)

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About this Item: Blakiston; Triangle Books, Philadelphia, 1945. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good-. First Edition Thus. 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 309 pages; HC/DJ. 1st Triangle Books edition, following the Farra edition of 1944. Green cloth with titles in yellow to spine. Dust jacket pictorial design same as that used in the Farrar 1st. Jacket rubbed and shelf worn at edges with shallow nicks and chips. VG/VG-. Seller Inventory # 41230

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C. W. Grafton

Published by Farrar & Rinehart, Inc. (1944)

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About this Item: Farrar & Rinehart, Inc., 1944. Hardcover. Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Acceptable. First Edition. 1st ed., 1st printing. Hardcover, in original jacket. Text is free of marks, binding is still solid. Some staining to gutter and page edges. Pencil marks on rear endpaper. Pages slightly rippled, and book has a faint musty smell. Jacket heavily edgeworn with some soiling, but is NOT price clipped. Reliable customer service. Photos available. We ship daily. (Heavy books & sets may require extra shipping charges.). Seller Inventory # KY5042

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C. W. Grafton

Published by Farrar & Rinehart, Inc.

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About this Item: Farrar & Rinehart, Inc. Condition: Fair. First edition copy. . No Dust Jacket. Seller Inventory # SA03A-01424

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C. W. Grafton

Published by Victor Gollancz Ltd, London (1945)

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About this Item: Victor Gollancz Ltd, London, 1945. Hardcover. Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. The Rope Began to Hang the Butcher by C. W. Grafton (First UK) Gollancz File Copy A firm square copy with minor edge wear. Sunned jacket with rubbed spine ends. Brodart cover. Publisher's penciled mark to cover. Publisher's File Copy. First UK Edition. Blue cloth, gilt to spine, in yellow jacket. BOOK. Seller Inventory # HCX9450-1

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The Rope Began to Hang the Butcher: Grafton, C.W.

Grafton, C.W.

Published by Farrar & Rinehart, New York (1944)

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From: Scene of the Crime, IOBA (St. Catharines, ON, Canada)

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About this Item: Farrar & Rinehart, New York, 1944. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. First edition first printing of the second novel Gil Henry series. C.W. Grafton is the father of Sue Grafton. Small, shallow chipping to the tips of the dustjacket's spine. There is a one inch closed tear to the top edge of the rear dustjacket panel. Price clipped otherwise in very good / very good condition. Seller Inventory # 24985

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Grafton, C.W.

Published by New York: Farrar & Rinehart,Inc. 1944, New York (1944)

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About this Item: New York: Farrar & Rinehart,Inc. 1944, New York, 1944. Hardcover. Condition: V.G.+. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. War Edition. Hard Cover. V.G.+. War Edition. Fiction- Mystery-Grafton. 5" By 7 1/2" 309 Pages. Beige boards of this second novel by Sue Grafton published in a war-time edition remain in Very Good+ condition as is the interior. Pictorial dustjacket with a rope on the front cover remains in Very Good condition despite more than sixty years of use. It is price clipped and worn on corners and spine edges. The first book by Sue Grafton was The Rat Began to Gnaw the Rope. This is the second in the series involving Gilmore Henry, lawyer and troubleshooter. A traditional chant is printed at the front of the novel which says.The rat began yo gnaw the rope; The rope began to hang the butcher; The butcher began to kill the ox, The ox began to drink the water; The water began to quench the fire; The fire began to burn the stick; The stick began to beat the dog; The dog began to bite the pig;The little pig in a fright jumped over the style; AND so the old woman got home that night! 309 pages. Size: 5" By 7 1/2" 309 Pages Language: eng Language: eng Language: eng. Seller Inventory # 003500

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GRAFTON, C. W.

Published by Blakiston (Triangle Books). Phaildelphia. (1944)

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About this Item: Blakiston (Triangle Books). Phaildelphia., 1944. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. VG/VG. First edition, first printing. Signed by author's daughter, the mystery writer Sue Grafton, on the half title page. 309 pp. Signed by Author(s). Seller Inventory # 11805

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