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Freeman, R. Austin - For the Defense: Dr. Thorndyke

New York, Dodd, Mead, 1934. First US edition.  Artist Andrew Barton has fallen under suspicion of having committed a serious crime.  Panicking, he tries to disguise himself and just makes the situation worse.  Next thing he knows he's in the dock at the Old Bailey, charged with murder! Dr. Thorndyke for the defense.  Binding a little loose toward the front of the book. Small stain to front board.  $45.


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