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Published by Published for The Crime Club, by Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc. in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

StatementStephen Chalmers.
LC ClassificationsPZ3.C35 Af, PS3505.H19 Af
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 289 p. ;
Number of Pages289
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6745993M
LC Control Number30020596

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Genre/Form: Mystery fiction Fiction: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Chalmers, Stephen, Affair of the gallows tree. Garden City, N.Y.: Published for. Condition: Near very good, no dust jacket. This copy of Affair of the Gallows Tree, by Stephen Chalmers, is a hardcover, published by Crime Club [ , 1st edition. [Rear hinge cracked.] [Mystery] Author: Chalmers, Stephen. Title: The Affair of the Gallows Rating: % positive. Garden City: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Hardcover. Small 8vo. Black cloth with red lettering, pictorial price-clipped dust jacket. pp, 1p ad. Red decorative endpapers. Near fine/very good. Nonauthorial gift inscription on front flyleaf; jacket slightly edgeworn, with several tiny edge chips at corners. Item # Handsome first edition of this Crime Club mystery involving. Etymology. The term "gallows" was derived from a Proto-Germanic word galgô which refers to a "pole", "rod" or "tree branch".This points to the earlier execution style in which a person sentenced to death had been tied to a bent-down tree and then released. With the beginning of Christianization, Ulfilas used the term galga in his Gothic Testament to refer to the cross of Christ, until the.

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