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Scotland yard alibi written by Don Betteridge aka Bernard Newman
1938 UK hardback first edition, first impression publishe dby Herbert jenkins in London
A VG+ book in 7/6 first issue unclipped dust jacket
Book has a small neat name to endpaper, lovely bright orange boards
Tight binding and square spine, a nice copy
The dust jacket shows loss and wear to edges as seen on images, a repair to rear
Wonderful artwork by Alex Jardine
The author's rare first book as Don Betteridge

Very scarce in jacket and a chance for a collectable 7/6 book at a bargain price
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Cup Final Murder - Bernard Newman
1950 UK hardback first edition, first impression, Gollancz, London
A VG indeed (crease to front board) book in VG+ unclipped dust jacket
Book shows no names,inscription or stamps etc, tightly bound and square, clean contents and cloth
The dust jacket shows only very shallow wear to spine top and shelf marks to rear panel
A classic title in the genre
Very scarce in jacket
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Brief Biography
NEWMAN, Bernard Charles. Also wrote as Don Betteridge. British. Born in Ibstock, Leicestershire, 8 May 1897. Educated at Bosworth School. Served in the British Expeditionary Forces in France, 1915-19; Staff Lecturer, Ministry of Information, 1940-45. Married 1) Marjorie Edith Donald in 1928; three daughters; 2) Helen Johnston in 1966. Joined the Civil Service in 1920; lectured for the Ministry of Information and the Department of Army Education in the 1940'sand 1950's. Fellow, Royal Society of Arts. Chevalier, Legion of Honour. Died 19 February 1968.


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