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Prelude For War. by Leslie. Charteris

Prelude For War.

by Leslie. Charteris

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

First U.S. edition. Fine, bright copy in lightly rubbed dust jacket with light wear to the spine ends, corners and extremities. Simon Templar, The Saint, investigates a fire in an English country house and discovers a murder that the fire was to have hidden. He also learns of a plot by munitions manufacturers to involve France in a civil war. Crime Club mystery title.

Inventory Number: 46683