The Mysterious Bookshop

Jay Barbette - Final Copy

New  York, Dodd Mead, 1950.  First edition with no additional printings. Wear to extremities. Ex-lib with inkstamps to endpapers, particularly the rear. DJ shows chipping and tape repair to spine ends, folds, flaps and front panel. Pen name of authors Bart Spicer and Betty Coe Spicer.  An investigative reporter is attacked and confined to a wheelchair and is now waiting in fear for the assailant to finish the job. $18.00.


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