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Through The Wall. by Cleveland Moffett

Through The Wall.

by Cleveland Moffett

Publication: D Appleton and Company, 1909, New York and London

First edition. Illustrated. Fine, tight, and bright clean copy in original decorated blue cloth. Possibly the earliest mystery to make use of the lie detector in order to determine either guilt or innocence. The description of the methods used are quite vivid, and in many ways are similar to methods used today. Haycraft Queen cornerstone title.

Inventory Number: 37952