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MURDER IN THE BOOKSHOP by  Carolyn Wells - Signed First Edition - 1936 - from TBCL  The Book Collector's Library and


by Wells, Carolyn

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New York: Lippincott, 1936. First Edition. Hardcover. Dust Jacket Included. New York: Lippincott, 1936. First Edition. Hardcover. An exceptionally nice copy of this sought after Bibliomystery classic in an outstanding example of the rare dustwrapper showing very light use. 8vo. 308 pp. Red cloth lettered in black, top edge stained burgundy. "In the latest Fleming Stone detective novel, murder stalks among the rare and valuable volumes of a shop that caters to book collectors." Murder and Mayhem. A rare $100,000 book disappears. a copy of Taxation Laws of Great Britain and U.S.A., owned, inscribed, signed twice and annotated by Button Gwinnett. Not bad.


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