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The Bishop Murder Case. by S. S. Van Dine

The Bishop Murder Case.

by S. S. Van Dine

Publication: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1929, New York

First edition. Near fine in dust jacket, reinforced on verso with old cellophane tape, and with two small scrapes on spine panel colored-in, light wear to the spine ends , corners, and extremities.The murders start with the body of Robin who is found with an arrow through the heart. A note found dealing with the murder was part of a nursery rhyme and signed by 'Bishop'. The only witness may have been Mrs. Drukker and Adolph, but they are not talking. As the murders progress, each one is accompanied by a nursery rhyme. It is up to Philo Vance to unravel the clues and unmask the identity of the murderer known as 'Bishop.'

Inventory Number: 46987

$175.00