New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: (c.1967)
Edition: First Edition
Seller ID: 22581
Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dj
[nice clean book, minimal shelfwear; jacket shows a little wear along top and bottom edges and at a couple of corners]. Fourth in the series of comic mystery novels featuring Scotland Yard's Detective Chief Inspector Wilfred Dover, characterized by his "legendary inertia, foul manner, and striking ineptitude." The opening of Chapter Two describes a station sergeant's reaction to Dover's sudden appearance on the scene: "This great, fat, untidy yobbo didn't look like a detective chief inspector from New Scotland Yard but recruiting had been bad for donkey's years and you never knew... View More...
New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1968 (c.1967)
Edition: First American Edition
Seller ID: 22568
Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dj
[nice clean book, a bit of wear to spine ends; jacket shows only light surface wear]. "The story of a most unlikely spy," one Edmund Brown, introduced by the author in her earlier book "Sour Cream with Everything." Here she "irreverently juggles the familiar paraphernalia of midnight tiptoeing, hidden microphones and conniving seduction into a hilarious travesty of the spy story which will titillate the ever-increasing number of her followers." This was the second of her four Edmund Brown adventures. View More...