By Ellery Queen [Frederic Dannay and Manfred Bennington Lee]
First UK edition of this historical Holmesian pastiche, by his prolific and pseudonymous fellow fictional detective Ellery Queen.
Near fine in very good jacket.
SHERLOCK HOLMES VERSUS JACK THE RIPPER
"You are quite right, Watson. The Ripper may well be a woman."
Previously published in the US as A STUDY IN TERROR, SHERLOCK HOLMES VERSUS JACK THE RIPPER appeared under this much improved title in the UK the following year. Dannay & Lee's Ellery Queen receives, records, and interprets an "adventure of Sherlock Holmes in the original manuscript, handwritten by Dr. Watson!"
London: Victor Gollancz Ltd, 1967. 7.25'' x 5''. Original red cloth, gilt-lettered spine. In original unclipped yellow dust jacket. 156,  pages. Though no provenance markings, this copy from the library of the noted actor and Sherlockian Curtis Armstrong. Contemporary price sticker to front jacket flap. Light soil to jacket, with sunning to spine and at margins of front panel, slender chip to spine head and small closed tear to rear panel. Cloth fresh.
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