The Cunning Mulatto and other cases of Ellis Parker American Detective. Told by Fletcher Pratt

Fletcher
Pratt

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Pratt
Fletcher
The Cunning Mulatto and other cases of Ellis Parker American Detective. Told by Fletcher Pratt
Frontispiece, plates
8vo
New York
Harrison Smith and Robert Haas
1935
First edition
Green cloth. Good copy only (cloth toned, thumb nick at center of spine, ends rubbed), lacking dust jacket
Provenance: estate of Fletcher Pratt (card addressed to Inga Pratt at 110 Portlands Road, Highlands); purchased from Carol Burnett-Jones
310802
$75

Uncommon account of the investigations of Ellis Parker, chief of detectives of Mount Holly, New Jersey, told in the first person, with occasional conversational interjections. Fletcher Pratt was a popular miliatry historian and noted author of science ficiton and fantasy, and longtime dean of nonfiction at Bread Loaf writers’ conference