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Dickson, Carr - The Bowstring Murders

New York, Morrow, 1933. First edition. Lord Rayle has a collection of medieval weaponry to be envied.  Not to be envied is his end: strangled by one of his own bowstrings!  Detective John Gaunt is on the case. Wear to extremities with fraying to spine ends. Spine slightly cocked. Ex-lib inkstamp to endpapers with remnants of card pocket and checkout list to rear. Hinges started with small closed tears to first two pages, binding could be tighter. $85.00.


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