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Wilful And Premeditated by Freeman Wills Crofts

Wilful And Premeditated

by Freeman Wills Crofts

Publication: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1934, New York

First U. S. edition. Published in the U. K. as THE 12:30 FROM CROYDEN. A fine, bright, square copy in a fine, bright dust jacket that has been restored at the edges. An uncommon Inspector French title. Dust jacket design by Arthur Hawkins. An old man flying from London to Paris, is discovered upon landing, not asleep as the other passengers had supposed, but dead. The French police discover traces of poison. Was it murder or suicide? Murder is established and the circumstances of the crime are related. An ingenious puzzle is presented and Inspector French is put on the trail. An exceptional copy.

Inventory Number: 38910