Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan.
The Case of Oscar Slater.
New York: George H. Doran Co. 1912. First American Edition. Hardcover. Oscar Slater, a German Jew, was wrongfully accused, convicted and imprisoned for a murder that he did not commit. Doyle investigated the case for over three years and ultimately published this volume. The resulting clamor lead to Slater being cleared and released in 1928. Includes a 1949 NYT obit for Slater (laid in with pH neutral envelop and no resulting offsetting. Overall, a handsome copy, sadly sans DJ. Very Good. No DJ. Item #5739 Light shelf/edge wear, light toning at spine, dampstain at tail, light wear at head, small closed split at tail, small dampstain to top fore-corner of textblock (does not penetrate to text), else tight, bright and unmarred. Grey paper boards, cream paper spine label, black ink lettering. Small 8vo. 103pp.