The Mysterious Bookshop

Carr, Glyn - Swing Away, Climber

New York, Ives Washburn, 1959.  First US edition. Shakespearean mountaineer and amateur sleuth Sir Abercrombie Lewker arrives in Snowdonia for a weekend of rock climbing, but it turns sour quickly when his party finds a body hanging from a noose above their luncheon.  Spine slightly cocked with dampstaining to top of boards and dust jacket.  Ex-lib with 'discarded' inkstamp to title p age and residue to endpapers where DJ was glued.  Previous owner's name to front free endpaper.  Corners bumped, staining within.  $75.00.


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