Lips of Death; [Cover subtitle: True Crime Cases]


Unattributed [None Stated]

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Unattributed [None Stated]. Lips of Death; [Cover subtitle: True Crime Cases]. Toronto: Superior Publishers (Printed in Canada), N.D. [194-?]. First printing. pp. 128. Small 8vo., measuring 20 cm tall. Striking cover art with a color illustration of a woman smoking a cigarette whilst looking ominously at viewer. Crease to spine, otherwise the cover is in very good+ condition, neat ink name and stamp to title page otherwise text-block remains bright, clean and unmarked. Overall, very good to very good+. Exceedingly scarce with only one known copy housed at LAC/BAC at time of cataloguing. Nine true stories including: The twice-scorned lover; Escape from the terror; Betrayed by ghosts; Murder is so simple; Gang guns flame; Crime in gaol; Bomb for a bride; The bobby-sox murder. All stories are set in the United States of America except “Murder is so Simple”, which is set in French Canada (Quebec) and Ontario. Softcover. (#1140)