Category: Modern First Editions

THE FLOATING ADMIRAL Stock code: 10056


First edition, first issue. Original cloth in dustwrapper. A very good copy, the boards clean, the binding with very light bumping at the spine tips. Previous owner's ink inscription to the front free endpaper, otherwise clean and bright throughout. Complete with the near very good rubbed, nicked and darkened dustwrapper which has several small chips and scuffs. Not price-clipped (with the correct first issue price of 7/6net to the front flap). Without repair or restoration to any part of the book or dustwrapper.




The first Detection Club novel. A crime story with G. K. Chesterton, Dorothy L Sayers, Victor Whitechurch, G.D.H. & M. Cole, Henry Wade, Agatha Christie, John Rhode, Milward Kennedy, Ronald A. Knox, Freeman Wills Crofts, Edgar Jepson, Clemence Dane and Anthony Berkeley each contributing a chapter. (Howard Haycraft: A Selected List.)