Rare and First Edition Books from Buckingham Books

Dealer in Rare and First-Edition Books:  Western Americana; Mystery, Detective, and Espionage Fiction

The Arsene Lepine-Herlock Soames Affair. The Great Detective Versus The Master Criminal by  S. Beach Chester

The Arsene Lepine-Herlock Soames Affair. The Great Detective Versus The Master Criminal

by S. Beach Chester

Boulder: The Aspen Press, 1976. First edition. 8vo. Limited to 200 handbound copies, of which this is number 103. Pictorial paper over boards, red endpapers, 88 pp., plus 8 pages of Aspen Press books, introduction, illustrated. Introduction by Philip Jose Farmer. Illustrations by Rob Pudim. Fine copy without dust jacket, as issued. Back panel promotional blurb says, "A comic duel of wits between the world's greatest detective, Sherlock Holmes, and the world's master criminal, Arsene Lupin (herein masquerading under the aliases Herlock Soames and Arsene Lupine), before the bewildered eyes of a much oppressed headwaiter."

Inventory Number: 32156

$55.00