"The Night Club Mystery"   Lot no. 675

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By Eric Parker September 7, 1898-March 21, 1974

March 1953 (Estimated)
20.00" x 15.00"
Gouache on Board
Not Signed

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The Night Club Mystery, The Sexton Blake Library #284 cover, March 1953

Attributed to Eric Parker

This illustration appeared on the cover of Hugh Clevely's story, The Night Club MysteryThe Sexton Blake Library #285, Amalgamated Press, 1953.

Created at the end of the Victorian era, Sexton Blake soon became one of the most popular fictional characters of the 20th Century. He starred in thousands of adventure stories written by more than two hundred authors and published in countless papers, magazines and comics. Blake starred in his own long-running title, The Sexton Blake Library, from 1915 to 1968 which ran to five volumes. He has also appeared in stage plays, radio dramas, films and television serials.



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