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The Yellow Violet - Frances Crane
1944 UK hardback first edition, first impression published by Hammond and Hammond in London
A VG++ book in 1st uissue 8/6 unclipped dust jacket
The book is clean and tidy, free of ownner names etc, nice and square
The jacket has 2 small pieces to paper to rear at spine ends that have been tipped in black to cover shallow loss
Nicely done, hard to notice, very clean and bright
Private Investigator Pat Abbott is in San Fancisco and soon to marry Jean Holly when a fellow detective is killed in his office, the only clue left is a yellow violet

A nice clean and very arttractive copy, difficult in jacket
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The Yellow Violet - written by author - Frances Crane
1950 English hardback later edition, Hammond, London
A VG+ book in near fine dust jacket, unclipped
The book no names, inscriptions or stamps but light tape ghosting marks to endpapers, no tape or other marks though
Tight and square, clean and bright,
The dustwrapper has no loss or tears, clean and bright
Patrick Abbott is about to marry when somebody asks him to look into the disappearnce of her brother, he has to send her to another detective, who subsequently ends up dead!
A lovely jacket, tape marks not hearly as bad as they may sound
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WE STOOD TOGETHER in Patrick Abbott's private office, beside a north-east window, one of two looking towards the Golden Gate. It was a big rectangular room with windows on two sides, a thick taupe carpet, Patrick's big flat-topped desk, a number of straight chairs and a couple of easy ones, a safe, a few pictures, and tall shelves full of professional-looking books. " What's wrong with this afternoon ? " " Nothing," I said. "It's gorgeous. cisco climate's been slandered, darling, heavenly climate." Patrick tightened his right arm around my waist. " You're side-stepping, chum." I said, " But we planned for to-morrow ? " " That was before I knew I could get away this afternoon." He kissed me. "Well?"

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