The Mysterious Bookshop

Austin, Hugh - The Milkmaid's Millions

New York, Charles Scribner's Sons, 1948. First edition with 'A' to copyright page. Wm Sultan, the (sole) proprietor of the law firm of Sultan, Sultan, and Sultan, is handling an inheritance case wherein the Milkmaid is set to gain three million dollars, when banana king Zachariah Attley is murdered. Wm Sultan finds himself under the glare of suspicion and his 'harem' must find the real culprit, then a second murder really throws a spanner in the works! Wear to extremities. Corners bumped. Wear to DJ extremities including chipping, small open tears, and sunned spine.  $20.00.


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