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Head of the Force by  James Barnett - First American edition, first printing. - 1979 - from j. vint books (SKU: 003041)

Head of the Force

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Head of the Force

by Barnett, James

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  • hardcover
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New York: St. Martin's Press, 1979 St. Martin's Press, 1979. Fine. St. Martin's Press, 1979. Fine. Barnett (1920-) was in the Metropolitan Police from 1946 to 1976 and retired as a Commander in the C.I.D. This was his first novel, published originally in England in 1978; he later wrote the five part Owen Smith series between 1979 and 1984. The sale volume is a first American edition with no additional printings stated. Black paper boards with silver lettering on spine only. Binding tight and square with no marking inside or out. Unclipped dust jacket is bumped but has not tears. 214 pages.


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Head of the Force
Barnett, James
Book condition
Used - Fine
Jacket condition
very good
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First American edition, first printing.
St. Martin's Press
Place of Publication
New York
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