The Mysterious Bookshop

Dickson, Carter - Death In Five Boxes

New York, William Morrow, 1938.  First edition. Sir Henry Merrivale grumpily finds the possible in the impossible--four people in the dining room, one stabbed, three poisoned, and the theft of the five boxes that the murdered man had had wrapped, sealed, and sent to his solicitors with instructions that they be opened after his death! Previous owner's name to front endpaper. Both endpapers browned. Corners bumped. $45.00.


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