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CLUTCH OF CONSTABLES by  Ngaio Marsh - 1st Edition - 1968 - from TBCL  The Book Collector's Library (SKU: 32056)

CLUTCH OF CONSTABLES

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CLUTCH OF CONSTABLES

by Marsh, Ngaio

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London: Collins, The Crime Club, 1968. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Dust Jacket Included. London: Collins, The Crime Club, 1968. 1st Edition. Hardcover. First Edition of this Detective-Inspector Roderick Alleyn mystery. A fine copy in orange cloth, gilt titles to the spine in a near fine pictorial dustwrapper with some light use and one miniscule short tear on the back panel. 8vo. 253 pp. A bright, fresh copy. An international bad guy known as 'the Jampot' sets sail on the steamer Zodiac, & mayhem ensues of course. Barzun & Taylor, A Catalogue Of Crime.

Synopsis

Clutch of Constables is a detective novel by Ngaio Marsh; it is the twenty-fifth novel to feature Roderick Alleyn, and was first published in 1968. The plot concerns art forgery, and takes place on a cruise on a fictional river in the Norfolk Broads; the "Constable" referred to in the title is John Constable, whose works are mentioned by several characters.

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Bookseller
TBCL The Book Collector's Library CA (CA)
Bookseller Inventory #
32056
Title
CLUTCH OF CONSTABLES
Author
Marsh, Ngaio
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used
Jacket condition
Dust Jacket Included
Quantity available
1
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Collins, The Crime Club
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1968
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