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Blake, Nicholas - Head of a Traveller

London, Collins Crime Club, 1949. First edition.  The ninth (of sixteen) novels featuring Nigel Strangeways finds the poet turned detective visiting a fellow poet, an irascible man who finds himself a suspect when a headless corpse turns up afloat in the local river.  Foxing to foredge with chipping and small open tears to dust jacket.  $85.00.