Tag Archives: First Editions

Blue Mondays

Death Croons the Blues. James Ronald. New York: Phoenix Press. (1940). First edition. Original dust jacket. Mystery in which a blues singer is murdered and the murder is solved by a crime reporter.  

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Paradise Lost & Found

Volunteer workers sorting donated books for this year’s Calgary, Canada Book Drive and Sale discovered a rare copy of John Milton’s Paradise Lost published in the early 18th century.The book was found in a box of otherwise unremarkable donations. Just who provided … Continue reading

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