The Arrest of Arsène Lupin. Maurice Leblanc.

The Arrest of Arsène Lupin. Translated by Alexander Teixeira de Mattos.

London: Eveleigh Nash, 1911. 8vo. Second edition. First published as 'Arsene Lupin versus Holmlock Shears' by Grant Richards in 1909. Original green cloth with a pasted illustration of Lupin in a gilt border to the front cover. Publisher's catalogue at rear for Spring 1911. Some wear to edges and tips. Slightly cocked. Ink stamp 'MOSTLY METAL' to flyleaf. Some very occasional light foxing. Item #4463

Arsène Lupin was created as a French rival to Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's famous detective. In this novel, a very thinly disguised Holmes battles it out with the gentleman thief.

Price: £20.00

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