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Gideon's Sport. J.J. MARRIC

Gideon's Sport.


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Publication: Hodder and Stoughton, 1970, London

First edition. Pseudonym of John Creasey. Light dime-sized label residue to top edge of front fly leaf, else fine in dust jacket. George Gideon of Scotland Yard mystery. The trouble with horse racing is that some people bet on the outcome -- and others try to control the outcome. When Gideon got the call from the police superintendent in charge of London's toughest district, he put it down as a rumor that all the racehorses at the Derby would be doped. But when the man who started the rumor was found floating face down in the Thames...

Inventory Number: 31275