Gold in Every Grave First Edition 1951 by HUGH L NELSON ~ Mystery ~ Fiction ~ Colorado


Title: Gold in Every Grave

Author: Hugh Lawrence Nelson

Description: First Edition (with R colophon on copyright page). Maroon cloth boards stamped in yellow and white on spine. Light wear to spine ends and board edges. Interior is unmarked; faint smudge on half-title page, otherwise pages are clean. Dust jacket chipped at head of spine (missing top half-inch); other smaller edge chips and few closed tears; some soiling on rear panel; not price clipped ($2.50). DJ in archival sleeve. 213 pp. 7.5 x 5 inches. Scarce in jacket. Original sales receipt laid in.

A murder mystery set in Peak City, Colorado, featuring Zebulion Buck and Jim Dunn. An murder occurs during the mock lynching that the city has put on during its Vigilante Days celebration.

Hugh Lawrence Nelson (1907-1983), the author of more than a dozen mysteries. He was born in Galveston, Texas and in 1923 graduated from Ball High School in that city. At the time of his marriage, in 1928, he was attending Reed College in Portland, Oregon. In the 1930s and 40s he resided in the San Francisco area.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket Condition: Good

Publisher: Rinehart & Company (A Murray Hill Mystery)
Place: New York - Toronto
Year: 1951

Keywords: mystery, murder, detective, fiction, novel, Zebulion Buck, Murray Hill,

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