Biggers (Earl Derr) The Black Camel


London, Cassell, 1930.

First edition. 8vo. Original brown cloth. Dust-jacket, correctly priced 7/6.

The first UK edition of the fourth Charlie Chan book by Biggers, who set out to create a character that was the opposite of the ‘yellow peril’ portrayal of Orientals as villains that was the trend at the time. Uncommon in the dust-jacket.

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