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Title:Too Soon To Die
Price:GBP£6.00 (about USD$8.20)
Category:Crime Fiction
Item ID:B009-2964
Quantity:1
Publisher:Alexander Moring, Ltd, London, 1958
Edition:First
Binding:Softcover
Condition:Fair
Alexander Moring, Ltd, 1958, Softcover, Book Condition: Fair, First

originally published in 1951 as "This Dame Dies Soon". Cover Art after (or possibly by, but unsigned) Reginald Heade. Hank Janson is both a fictional character and a pseudonym created by the English author Stephen Daniel Frances who died in 1989. He was the most popular and successful of British pulp fiction authors of the 1940s and 1950s. Although he had never been in Chicago, or even America, his books were violent "pseudo-American" thrillers sold in paperback editions featuring erotic cover art, and it is estimated that some five million copies were sold by 1954. In the 1950s, the authorities attempted a crack-down on allegedly obscene pulp literature, targeting the Janson books among others. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. 158 pages. Some wear to top & bottom of spine. no Dust Jacket as published.. Letter 'L' written in ink inside front cover. Black titles spine. Some wear to edges. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Crime Fiction; Crime Fiction. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 2964.
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