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The Queen Of Spades H. C. BAILEY

The Queen Of Spades


Other works by H. C. BAILEY

Publication: Doubleday, Doran and Company, Inc, 1944, Garden City

First U. S. edition. Originally published in England using the title Slippery Ann. Fine, bright copy in dust jacket with minor wear to the spine ends and corners, a tiny closed tear to top edge of rear cover, and lightly rubbed along flap folds. 20th Century Crime & Mystery Writers on page 49 says: "In Slippery Ann, Clunk gets a client acquitted but immediately initiates additional inquiry. This leads him to Sturton, a seaport town, where he uses his operatives, John Scott, a one-armed veteran, and Miss Jones." A Crime Club mystery title.

Inventory Number: 46422