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Ford, Leslie - The Devil's Stronghold

New York, Scribner, 1948. First edition. Pen name of Zenith Ford Brown. Colonel Primrose and Grace Latham are in Washington DC as usual when Grace receives a letter from an old friend insisting that she come to Hollywood immediately to rescue her college-student son from his infatuation with an actress. Immediately Grace is threatened in all sorts of ways, which only serves to pique her curiosity. Ex-lib with DJ flaps tipped to endpapers and inkstamps and address label to the front free endpaper.  Dewey sticker to the dust jacket spine and rate slip on front panel.  $10.00.