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Ashe, Gordon - A Clutch of Coppers

New York, Holt Rinehart & Winston, 1967. Stated first edition. Pen name of John Creasey.  The Crime Haters are back and battling 'The Syndicate,'whose operatives have murdered one policeman and kidnapped the teenaged daughter of another. Can Patrick Dawlish rescue the girl, break the syndicate, and save his own life in the process?  Tape residue to boards with apparent glue residue to rear board.  DJ shows light wear and blue horizontal line from a Brodart protector.  $7.50.