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Catalan, Henri - Soeur Angele and the Embarrassed Ladies

New  York, Sheed & Ward, 1955. First edition. The first Soeur Angele mystery, and likely the first nun-detective!  The Sister is visiting Paris to drum up support & money for her hospital and orphanage.  The very first person she approaches is her cousin, a truculent man, the Baron d'Orchais.  But he's dead.  Can the Sister find the culprit?  Near fine in very good dust jacket, that latter showing a small open tear to bottom spine and chipping to extremities.  $12.50.