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Murder Stalks the Circle - Lee Thayer
1949 UK hardback first edition, first impression published by Hurst and Blackett in London
A VG indeed book in price clipped dustwrapper
Book shows no names, inscriptions, tighly bound and square, light age tan to paper
Tight and square, a solid book
The jacket shows some edge wear, shallow loss to spine and closed tear to front panel
Absolutely outstanding artwork, a real gem this one

A wealthy book collector is found dead in his home

A rare bibliomystery, I've never seen another copy of this
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Accident Manslaughter or Murder ? - Lee Thayer
1946 UK hardback first edition, first impression, Blackett, London
A VG indeed book sadly lacking its dust wrapper
Book shows no names, inscriptions, tighly bound and square
A very scarce title
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Brief Biography
THAYER, Lee (Emma Redington Thayer, nee Lee). American, Born in Troy, Pennsylvania, 5 April 1874. Educated at Cooper Union and Pratt Institute, New York City. Married Henry W. Thayer in 1909. Artist and illustrator: paintings displayed at Chicago World's Fair, 1893; produced designs for book jackets. Interior decorator. Associated Artists, New York 1890-96; Director, Decorative Designers, New York, 1896-1932. Died 18 November 1973.

Lee Thayer - The Characters
Peter Clancy
The smooth talking, red-headed private investigator, Peter Clancy, travels to exotic locales and solves the murder problems of the very rich. His fees are considerable and he never lacks clients, although he eschews publicity. The tall detective with the keen, steel-blue eyes is a success at his profession and has been since his first investigation in 1919.

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