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The Window At the White Cat by  Mary Roberts Rinehart - Paperback - Stated First Printing - 1965 - from Odds and Ends Shop and

The Window At the White Cat

by Rinehart, Mary Roberts

Condition: Fair

Dell. Fair. 1965. Stated First Printing. Paperback. Both covers, next to the spine, are creased from reading. The spine is not creased. The pages are clean, no tears or soiling. The pages and binding are tight. All three page edges are green stained. The bottom on the spine has a little bit of peeling where it meets the front cover. The edges of the covers are scuffed from shelf wear. There are two grey date stamps on the inside front cover and on the first page. There is a water stain where the middle page edges meet the bottom page edges and from the inside front cover to page 30 the lower right corner shows a water stain, at its worst it barely touches the page numbers. ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 222 pages; Politics and poker, that was the occupation and the pre-occupation of the members of the White Cat Club. , Once on the inside, a man's business was his own and nobody gave a damn if he was the mayor of the town or champion poolplayer of the first ward until there was a murder. When a corrupt politician turns up dead at the social club, Jack Knox is determined to catch the killer, and discover why Knox's daughter, the woman he loves, is romantically involved with the primary suspect, and to further his frustration, his Aunt Jane suddenly disappears. Will combine shipping on more than one book. .


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