Fredericks, Arnold (1912) The Ivory Snuff Box





The last thing that sounded in Richard Duvall's ears as he left the office of Monsieur Lefevre, Prefect of Police of Paris,were the latter's words, spoken in a voice of mingled confidence and alarm, "The fortunes of a nation may depend upon your faithfulness. Go, and God be with you." ... The thoughts which lay uppermost in the detective's mind were of Grace, his wife; Grace Ellicott, who had become Grace Duvall but little more than an hour before.... They had looked forward so happily to their honeymoon, on shipboard, and now....

The Ivory Snuff Box is a mystery and espionage thriller by Arnold Fredericks (full name Frederick Arnold Kummer), from 1912. The book was made into a silent film of the same name in 1915, directed by Maurice Tourneur and starring Alma Belwin, Holbrook Blinn, and Robert Cummings.

Kummer (1873-1943) was an American author, playwright, and screen writer. He was educated as a civil engineer, but soon turned to writing. His books include The Brute, The Green God, The Lady from Hades, and he also wrote short stories for such magazines as The Century Magazine, Collier's Weekly, and Thrilling Wonder Stories.

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap, 1912
Edition: Early reprint using the original plates by W.J. Watt and Company
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Illustrated: No
Size: 5" x 7-5/8"
Pages: 278
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Copyright Status: ©2012 All Rights Reserved.

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