The Mysterious Bookshop

Bentley, Nicolas - The Tongue-Tied Canary

New York, Duell Sloan and Pearce, 1949. First edition. The first novel by the son of E.C. Bentley of 'Trent's Last Case' fame is a first person adventure of a military policeman searching for evidence in the form of missing papers.  Dad would be proud!  Small tear to fabric of rear board. Sticker residue to rear endpaper. Binding not tight. Price clipped DJ shows wear and chipping to extremities and spine ends. $13.50


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