Old Cap Collier Library Blank Harley's First Case ANTHONY PASCHALL MORRIS ~ Pulp Mystery ~ Chicago World's Fair 1893


Title: Old Cap. Collier Library, No. 487 (April 29, 1893) "Blank Harley's First Case, or Piping the 'Levee' Gang

Author: Anthony P. Morris

Description: Staple-bound in printed wraps. Some edge tattering, mostly due to the inexpert opening of the leaves. One page has the word "end" penciled twice on it, otherwise unmarked and generally clean. 30 pp. 10.25 x 7.25 inches.

The story is set in Chicago upon the advent of the Chicago World's Fair of 1893, which opened on May 1st, a few days after the publishing of this issue of the Old Cap. Collier Library.

Anthony Paschall Morris, Jr. (1849-1921) lived and worked in Chicago, roughly between the years 1885 and 1895, and then moved to the Bay Area in California. He was a descendant of the influential Morris family of Philadelphia, wealthy Quaker colonists who were prominent in Pennsylvania's civic and business life.

Binding: Soft Cover/Wraps
Condition: Good

Publisher: Munro's Publishing House
Place: New York
Year: 1893

Keywords: detective, pulp, fiction, Chicago, 1893, Columbian Exposition, Chicago World's Fair, antique,

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