Murder of a Snob.

By: VICKERS, Roy. [William Edward Vickers].

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First printing. Ex W.H.Smith 'Day by Day Service' library. Colonel Crisp is summoned to Watlington Lodge by a mysterious caller to investigate the murder of Lord Watlington. Lord Watlington, a self-made millionaire, elevated into the Peerage, decided that the woman his nephew ? and sole heir ? plans to marry is not a suitable mate. But it is this decision that eventually sets the stage for his death. Sleuth, Colonel Crisp investigates. Pp.254/ 2 (publishr's catalogue), slight toning to pages, W.H.Smith library bookplates to front pastedown, owner's details to front free endpaper, loosening to inner hinge next to title page (but holding). Orange cloth lightly soiled with wear to spine edges and bumps to corners. Scarce. Good.** "William Edward Vickers (1889?1965) was an English mystery writer better known under his pen name Roy Vickers, but used also the pseudonyms Roy C. Vickers, David Durham, Sefton Kyle, and John Spencer. He is the author of over 60 crime novels and 80 short stories." (wiki).

Title: Murder of a Snob.

Author Name: VICKERS, Roy. [William Edward Vickers].

Location Published: London: Herbert Jenkins Limited, 1949.

Categories: CRIME

Seller ID: 50164

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