The Duke Comes Back

Garden City: Doubleday Doran, 1933.

Price: $450.00

Hardcover. First edition. Small book label of novelist and television screenwriter Derek Marlowe on the front fly, slight soiling to the edges of the boards, near fine in very good dustwrapper with a modest chip on the front panel, a couple of tiny nicks and tears, and a faint dampstain really only visible on the inside. Duke the prizefighter has promised his wife he'll never fight again, but must to save his father-in-law's business. The second novel about The Duke, this one the basis for the 1949 George Blair-directed film, *The Duke of Chicago* featuring Tom Brown, Audrey Long, Grant Withers, and Paul Harvey.

Item #71156

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The Duke Comes Back. Lucian CARY.