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The Barrakee Mystery. by Arthur W. Upfield

The Barrakee Mystery.

by Arthur W. Upfield

Publication: Heinemann, 1965, London

First edition thus. Originally published by Hutchinson & Co., in 1929. Lightly foxed along the fore-edges else fine in dust jacket. Introduces Napoleon Bonaparte the Aboriginal Australian Detective. Set in the Darling River bush country of New South Wales, the murder of an aborigine is a difficult case for Bony to solve. Published as THE LURE OF THE BUSH in the U. S. by Doubleday in 1965.

Inventory Number: 30172