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Brean, Herbert - The Traces of Merrilee

New York, William Morrow, 1966.  First edition.  Author Brean's recurring character William Deacon is on a cruise ship with his true love Twit-Twit and his true friends the Dolans and finds himself immersed in a Hollywood intrigue that would baffle even Sherlock Holmes, who is quoted in these pages no fewer than four times. Slight staining to boards. DJ shows chipping and wear to extremities with price sticker to rear panel. $35.00.


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