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Anthony Abbot

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We are always looking to buy Anthony Abbott Books
UK first editions in dust jacket - if you have anything of interest - please do Contact Us


Brief History - Biography

Anthony Abbot, real name Charles Foulton Oursler, was born in America in 1893 and died 24 May 1952.
His main series character was Thatcher Colt who appeared in the majority of stories. His most accomplished is probably The Shudders, or Deadly Secret in the UK.
Abbot's first book was loosely based around the Lizzie Borden case. His writing style has been favourably likened to the likes of Ellery Queen and SS Van Dine.
A Sample of Books Wanted

The Murder of Geraldine Foster
The Crime of the Century
The Murder of a Startled Lady

In fact all of his British 1st editions !

General Requirements
We may be interested in ex public library copies if they have their original dust jackets present.
UK first editions only please, we regret we do not buy American editions of this authors work.

Payment - Prices Paid
We have clients waiting for the right books so we are able to pay considerable sums for the books we seek
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Final Word
Now a somewhat forgotten author to most people, though still of interest to collectors and us