Item #138596 The Barrakee Mystery. Arthur William UPFIELD.
The Barrakee Mystery
The Barrakee Mystery

The Barrakee Mystery

London, Heinemann, 1965 (second UK edition)/ 1929.

Octavo, [vi], 326, [2] (glossary) pages.

Papered board covers; edges foxed; endpapers and initial leaves a little foxed and tanned; ink ownership signature on the front free endpaper; a very good copy with the price-clipped dustwrapper a little sunned and rubbed with tiny tears to the corners.

The first Napoleon 'Bony' Bonaparte detective novel; the 1929 edition is essentially unprocurable. Published the same year by Doubleday/ Crime Club in the USA as 'The Lure of the Bush'.

Item #138596

Price (AUD): $110.00