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The Myth is Murder by Shane Martin, 1959 first edition


The Myth is Murder; A Professor Chalice Adventure by Shane Martin.

Published by Collins, London. First edition, 1959.

Very good burgundy cloth hardback with silver titles to spine. Cover is in very good condition with a little fading along the top edge. Some light foxing to endpapers. Toning to top edge of text block. Soundly bound. William Randell cover design.

Dustjacket is fair to good - rubbed with some soiling and creasing to edges, and some taped tear repairs on the reverse. Price clipped. Foxing to reverse.

Text is nice and clean throughout.

A fairly scarce English thriller novel set in Greece.



Approximately 190mm high x 129mm wide x 26mm deep.

Approximately 300g unpacked.