The Mysterious Bookshop

Fletcher, J.S. - The Talleyrand Maxim

New York, Knopf, 1921. Fourth printing. Linford Pratt is a law clerk who is desirous of getting ahead in life.  But he is impatient, so he turns to blackmail and extortion, which he believes are quite reasonable ways to advance oneself. What could go wrong?  Bookplate and bookseller's sticker to front endpaper. Light wear to extremities and spine ends. $15.00.