Trent’s Last Case.

  • Bentley, E. Clerihew
  • London: Thomas Nelson and Sons 1913


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FIRST EDITION, 8vo, pp. [ii], 375, [1] + frontispiece. Original blue cloth, front board blocked in blind, spine lettered in gilt. A touch of soiling, slightly shaken. Extremities a little rubbed, cloth lightly marked. Pencilled address to contents page, ink arithmetic to rear pastedown.


The first edition of E.C. Bentley's pioneering detective novel, his amateur sleuth an affectionate parody of the gifted fictional logician detective of the Sherlock Holmes type which proliferated in late Victorian fiction.

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