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Colin Dexter
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St Martin's, New York, 1976. The first U.S edition of this Inspector Morse novel from Colin Dexter. Signed by the author. Signed by the author to the recto of front endpaper, 'To my very dear friends, Peter and Lisa. Love and best wishes always, Colin Dexter 30.08.76'. Peter and Lisa Simon were friends of the author, with some sources stating he knew them from his teaching days in Leicester. This is the second Inspector Morse novel of the popular series. It follows the case of a missing school girl who has previously seduced a teacher. Colin Dexter was a popular English crime writer, best known for his 'Inspector Morse' series of novels. Throughout his career he received several Crime Writer's Association awards: Two Silver Daggers, Two Gold Daggers and A Cartier Diamond Dagger. He also received an OBE for his services to literature. In the original full cloth binding and held in original unclipped dustwrapper. Externally, smart with severe fading to the spine and board edges. Light bumping to the head and tail of spine. Dustwrapper is very smart with light bumping to the head and tail of spine. A few marks to the flyleaves and prior owner's inscription to the spine of dustwrapper internally: 'm DE 52'. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are age toned to edges due to paper used. Otherwise, pages are generally clean. Very Good Indeed [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover; In Dust Jacket]
Bookseller: Rooke Books PBFA [Bath, United Kingdom]
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