Play a Lone Hand

Play a Lone Hand

Short, Luke (Frederick Dilley Glidden)

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Place Published: Boston
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company / The Riverside Press
Date Published: 1951
Edition: First edition
Binding: Hardcover
Book Id: 39992


218pp. Small octavo [19.5 cm] Yellow paper covered boards with a brown ink stamped title and brown ink stamped spade, clover, diamond and heart designs on the spine and front cover. Very good. The edges of the covers are gently bumped and rubbed. The spine is rolled. The top edge of the text block is slightly foxed. The dust jacket, designed by James Dwyer, is in very good condition, with subtle age-toning and a number of small losses from the edges. Price of $2.50 intact.


After publishing more than a dozen novels in the 1930s, Luke Short (Glidden) began writing for films in the 1940s. Some of his more notable film credits include Ramrod in 1947 and Blood on the Moon in 1948.