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HOST WITH THE BIG HAT; A Mexican Safari by Rail Leads to a Challenging Archaeological Mystery by  Erle Stanley Gardner - First Edition - 1969 - from Well Read Books and Biblio.com

HOST WITH THE BIG HAT; A Mexican Safari by Rail Leads to a Challenging Archaeological Mystery

by Gardner, Erle Stanley

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


New York: William Morrow and Company, Inc., 1969. Peach cloth-covered boards with black and white titling to spine. Dust jacket in clear brodart protective covering; spine sunned. Ex-library; pocket pasted to back end-paper and small sticker to bottom of dust-jacket spine. Red end-papers; spine slightly shaken. Very clean, tight copy; includes numerous black and white photographs and a loose slip noting it as a 'review copy' from October 24, 1969. "[Gardner] weaves the threads of two highly interesting experiences in Mexico: a visit to the archaeologically controversial Julsrud collection of primitive figurines, and his trip via railroad to Mexico City as guest of the Mexican government.". First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 9 1/2" x 6". Advanced Reading Copy (ARC).


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