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THE SO BLUE MARBLE   **DELL MAPBACK #100** by  Dorothy B Hughes - Paperback - First Printing - 1946 - from Murder By The Book (SKU: 020169)

THE SO BLUE MARBLE **DELL MAPBACK #100**

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THE SO BLUE MARBLE **DELL MAPBACK #100**

by Hughes, Dorothy B

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N.Y.: Dell Publishing Company, Inc., 1946. 1st pbk printing, April, 1946. Vintage paperback, Dell Mapback #100. Very bright front and rear covers with very light reading crease, spine hass been sunned, else a very good-near fine copy becoming increasingly difficult to find in good condition. Gerald Greg cover. Rear map by Ruth Belew of "Apartment Building / Scene of a Murder; detail of two 4th floor apartments. Fifth Avenue & 55th Street, NYC. An actress finds herself caught between her ex-husband and a pair of murderous twins. At the age of twenty-four, Griselda Satter lee has already lived two lifetimes. A star of the silver screen, she gives up Hollywood after a year and moves to New York to become a designer. While her ex-husband, Con, is out of town, she is staying in his apartment. Walking back one night, she mets two cheerful young men who want to go home with her - and won't take no for an answer. David and Danny are twins, and they are the most beautiful men Griselda has ever seen. They are also the most dangerous. They want something from her: a lustrous blue marble, which they insist is in Con's apartment. Though they leave without hurting her, Griselda knows that next time, they won't be so amiable. To save herself, she must discover the secret of the marble - a secret with death at its core. All Vintage Paperbacks come sealed in 2.5 mil plastic bag and taped closed with removable tape which will not tear the covers if it sticks to them when the book is removed. First Printing. Pictorial Wrappers. Near Fine. Illus. by Gregg, Gerald. Vintage Paperback.

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Bookseller
Murder By The Book US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
020169
Title
THE SO BLUE MARBLE **DELL MAPBACK #100**
Author
Hughes, Dorothy B
Illustrator
Gregg, Gerald
Format/binding
Paperback
Book condition
Used - Near Fine
Edition
First Printing
Binding
Paperback
Publisher
Dell Publishing Company, Inc.
Place of Publication
N.Y.
Date Published
1946
Keywords
Mystery, Crime, Vintage Paperback, Inspector Tobin
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