The Mysterious Bookshop

Goodrum, Charles - Dewey Decimated

N.Y., Crown, 1977. First edition. The author’s first mystery. Some of the gems of the collection at one of the world’s greatest rare book libraries, the Werner-Bok, are being questioned. Could their Gutenberg Bible be a fake? Might their Dead Sea Scrolls be a farce? When its distinguished librarian is murdered, a group of the library’s bibliophiles investigate. Bookplate, else fine in dust jacket. $25.00

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