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Bruce, Leo - Case For Sergeant Beef

Chicago, Academy Chicago, 1980. Originally published 1951. Pen name of Rupert Croft-Cooke. The cases of Sgt. Beef as chronicled by Mr. Townsend. Beef must contend with the motiveless murder of a stranger by a stranger, and takes some gentle digs at Lord Peter Wimsey and Hercule Poirot while he's at it. Near fine in near fine dust jacket, the latter showing light wear to the extremities. $20.00


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