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Fletcher, J.S. - The Middle Temple Murder

New York, Grosset & Dunlap, 1919. Part of the Ferret Library, edited by Bennett Cerf.  Tabloid reporter Spargo happens upon a man who has happened upon a dead body in the street. Hot for a scoop, he decides to investigate with the approval of Rathburn of the Yard. This book is said to have been a favorite of President Woodrow Wilson. Spine slightly cocked and faded. Some light staining to boards. Spine lettering faded. Bookseller's sticker to front pastedown (O'Malley's, Fourth Avenue, NYC) $12.50.