The Mystery of Orcival

New York: Scribner's, 1900.

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Hardcover. First edition. Very good minus Book shows rubbing to top and bottom edges, spine loosening, corners bumped, spine fading. Hardcover, no dustwrapper. Please Note: This book has been transferred to Between the Covers from another database and might not be described to our usual standards. Please inquire for more detailed condition information.

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Emile Gaboriau
birth name: Emile Gaboriau
born: 11/9/1832
died: 9/28/1873

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French novelist who is best known as the father of the roman policier ("detective novel"). - Merriam-Webster's Encyclopedia of Literaturemore