The Floating Admiral, by Certain Members of the Detection Club. Published for the Crime Club by Doubleday, Doran & Company. 1932. "FIRST EDITION" stated with no listing of later printings. 5 1/2" x 7 3/4" 309 page hardcover with no dust jacket. Bright yellow lettering on the front cover, and outline to lettering on the spine. Small tears and some heavy wear to the top and bottom of the spine. Some heavy wear to cover tips. Book was gifted in black ink inside the front cover. Previous owner bookplate on the back of the first blank page. Light tanning inside the front and back covers and on the edges of the page block. No other previous owner markings. No tears, folds or creases to pages. Binding is tight with no looseness to pages. Not ex-library, not remaindered and not a facsimile reprint. For sale by Jon Wobber, bookseller since 1978. IE13b
A round-robin mystery by the members of The Detection Club: , G K Chesterton, Canon Victor L. Whitechurch, G.D.H. and Margaret Cole, Henry Wade, Agatha Christie, John Rhode, Milward Kennedy, Dorothy L Sayers, Ronald A Knox, Freeman Wills Crofts, Edgar Jepson, Clemence Dane, Anthony Berkeley.