First edition, second printing of this mystery-thriller set in the French Riviera – uncommon in original dust jacket.
Very good plus in very good minus dust jacket.
A luxurious house party on the French Riviera leads to a rabbit hole of intrigue and false identities in VANDERLYN'S ADVENTURE. This attractive copy retains its uncommon dust jacket, which sports a very proto-JAMES BOND aesthetic.
New York: Jonathan Cape & Harrison Smith, (1931). 7.5'' x 5''. Original blue cloth binding. Original unclipped ($2.00) color pictorial dust jacket. Black topstain. Fore-edge machine-deckle. 322 pages. Jacket with light edgewear, a bit of chipping to spine ends; long closed tears to flap joints, one smaller closed tear and light rubbing to rear, some sunning to spine. Binding with a bit of bumping to corners and spine ends, slight toning to spine lettering. Overall sharp and clean.
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