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(DETECTIVE FICTION.) Anderson, Frederick Irving. The Notorious Sophie Lang. 8vo, gilt-lettered red cloth, slightly cocked, scattered spotting; endpapers toned and with erased pencil marks, scattered light foxing. London: Heinemann, (1925)
first and only edition of one of only three titles published by Anderson, along with The Adventures of the Infallable Godahl and Book of Murder. The novels inspired a series of films in the 1930s, all of which featured Gertrude Michael as the jewel thief Sophie Lang.