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Snipe Hunt by  Amber Dean - Signed First Edition - 1949 - from Old Scrolls Book Shop and

Snipe Hunt

by Dean, Amber

Condition: Very Good/Very Good+

Garden City: Doubleday & Co., 1949. Stated First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good+. Stated First Edition in original jacket, SIGNED by the author. Clean unfaded red cloth boards with unchipped white lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, but tanned. Tasteful custom-printed previous owner bookplate on front fixed endpaper. Inscribed and signed by author on front free endpaper: "Vi Thompson - All My Love, Amber Dean." 219 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, with a few tiny edge nicks and short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover.

A hunt for counterfeiters leads from New York City to Upstate New York as murder marks the trail of bad money.

  • Bookseller: Old Scrolls Book Shop US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 018629
  • Title: Snipe Hunt
  • Author: Dean, Amber
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Jacket condition: Very Good+
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: Stated First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Doubleday & Co.
  • Place: Garden City
  • Date published: 1949
  • Keywords: mystery novel fiction crime detective Amber Dean Upstate New York, vintage mystery
  • Bookseller catalogs: Mystery/Crime; SIGNED Editions;


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