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Murder in the Bookshop: A Fleming Stone Detective Novel

by Wells, Carolyn

Condition: Very Good/Fair in Mylar

New York, NY: Grosset & Dunlap, Publishers, 1936. 308 pages, 8vo. Very Scarce. Includes dust-jacket. Originally published by J.B. Lippincott Co., this is the First Grosset & Dunlap Reprint Edition, complete and unabridged. Black cloth boards with red-stamped titles and design of sleuth on front cover. Heavy shelfwear to DJ: scuffing along edges and covers, some light smudge marks, tears along spine edges and cover corners have been reinforced with scotch tape. DJ in mylar. Heavy tanning on all page leafs, inside covers and free endpapers. Otherwise, volume is tightly bound with clean and crisp pages. No marks. Volume is in Very Good condition. DJ in Fair-plus condition.. First Grosset & Dunlap Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Fair in Mylar.


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