Author:Barclay, Marguerite [aka Olive Sandys, Countess Barcynska] & Armiger Barclay

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The Activities of Lavie Jutt (1911)

By: Barclay, Marguerite [aka Olive Sandys, Countess Barcynska] & Armiger Barclay

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Stanley Paul: 1911

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 93046

Condition: Good


First Edition, late issue. Undated [1911]. Original red cloth, lettered in gilt on spine. Spine and edges sunned, light rubbing to hinges, signature on front free endpaper, good. Lavie, a plucky American heiress, is in London to be introduced to English Society by Lady Loamington. However, her new life turns out to be one of adventure: the episodic novel follows her "activities" which include crime and detective work. Publisher's catalogue for October 1912 bound in at end. Listed in Hubin's Crime Fiction. Armiger Barclay was of Polish descent: his wife (born Marguerite Jarvis) went thr... View more info