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Green, the leavenworth case

  • USA
  • 2005-06-17
About the object
The Leavenworth Case. A Lawyer's Story. New York: G.P. Putnamn's Sons, 1878
An extremely good copy of this rare book, Anna Katherine Green's first novel. Although preceded by Metta Victoria Victor's The Dead Letter in 1867, this is generally regarded as the first important American detective novel.

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