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Davis, Dorothy Salisbury - Death of an Old Sinner

New York, Charles Scribner's Sons, 1957.  First edition. INSCRIBED by author on title page. Retired Major General Ransom Jarvis is making trouble for a gubernatorial candidate and ends up dead under mysterious circumstances, so much so that the city DA gets involved, along with the general's Scottish housekeeper Mrs. Norris. First in a series of three books featuring the redoubtable lass.  Fine in near fine dust jacket, which shows slight wear and chipping to extremities with a tiny closed tear to the top front corner. $45.00.

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