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Allan Dare [pseud George Goodchild]

George Goodchild (1888-1969) was a novelist and short story writer who used the pseudonyms Allan Dare, Jesse Templeton and Wallace Q. Reid. This novel was republished in 1935 by George Newnes as Knight Takes Queen written by George Goodchild.

First edition

Bibliography code: JEN-2.1

Publisher: Herbert Jenkins

Series: none

Year: 1922

Format: 8vo

Pages: 312

Binding: Blue cloth with title in black at top, author and figure of a girl with her R arm through a bow, carring two arrows, with clouds behind. Spine: title, author, Jenkins logo of a flying horse and Herbert Jenkins, all in black. A Herbert jenkins book on rear cover with flying horse

Size: 194 x 134 mm

Dust jacket: signed Blam, lower left

Internal illustrations: none

Price: 7 shillings 6 pence

Printing history: Edition dated MCMXXII on title page. It was reissued in a smaller (180 mm), Popular edition.

Printed by: William Clowes & Sons, Limited, London and Beccles

Notes: This is the first edition because with in a damaged jacket. The figure above the price is not by Blampied.

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