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The So Blue Marble. by  Dorothy B. Hughes

The So Blue Marble.

by Dorothy B. Hughes

First edition. Author's first mystery. Signed by the author on the half-title page. Former owner's inked name and address on the front fly leaf, else a fine, bright copy in dust jacket with minor restoration by a paper conservator to the foot of the spine and lower front corner. Haycraft/Queen Cornerstone title and the initial offering in Duell's Bloodhound mystery series. New York City setting where many people try to locate a gem, the key to a fabulous treasure and the death of three people. Housed in a two-tone cloth clam shell case with titles stamped in gold gilt on a leather label affixed to the spine. An exceptional copy.

Inventory Number: 39888