Book Condition: Fine - Upper and lower spine edges bumped. Spine cocked.
Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good + - A dozen pinhead-sized chips in front cover. Upper and lower spine scraped and chipped.
Authors: Frank Gruber
Edition: First edition
Publisher: E. P. Dutton
Features: Fine/ VG+. Mild paper pulls on the front cover DJ from sticking to the back cover of a book in font of it. Frank Gruber was a tremendously Prolific and popular Pulp writer who successfully made the transition from the pulps to Televison and Movies as a screen writer. He wrote for most of the pulp magazines including Black Mask. He created Detective series characters such as Oliver Quade "the Human encyclopedia", Simon Lash Private detective and johnny Fletcher amongst others. He was also very prolific in the western pulps. He was the the screen writer for many western and other televison shows.
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