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A Puzzle In Poison by Anthony Berkeley

A Puzzle In Poison

by Anthony Berkeley

Publication: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc, 1938, New York

First U. S. edition. Pseudonym of A. B. Cox. Originally published in the U. K. as Not To Be Taken. Fine, bright copy in lightly rubbed dust jacket, bright and unfaded, with a few minor nicks to the spine panel and light wear to the extremities. A man died of what was thought to be gastric ulcers but his body was exhumed and an autopsy found that arsenic had killed him. How could this have happened? Thoughts go back to a small dinner party held some weeks before his death. Could this event been the start of his eventual death? Crime Club mystery novel.

Inventory Number: 47616