Grave Consequences 1952 Marten Cumberland a Saturnin Dax mystery ~ Bibliomystery


Title: Grave Consequences

Author: Marten Cumberland

Description: Forest-green cloth with orange lettering on spine. Sticker-remnant on front free endpaper, else internally clean. Dust jacket has some chipping at head of spine; a few closed tears to top edges; a few surface scuffs; not price clipped ($2.50); in an archival mylar sleeve. Jacket illustrations by Doris Reynolds. 186 pages.

A Saturnin Dax detective novel, a bibliomystery by the British mystery writer Marten Cumberland (1892-1972), published in the UK with the title Booked for Death.

''Through the narrow, crooked streets of Paris, Commissaire Saturnin Dax followed the bloody trail of the murderer of perfume magnate Anton Guichard. Prominent manufacturer of ''Surrender,'' theatrical angel, and collector of anonymously authored first editions, Guichard had been found very dead on the black-and-white tiled hall of his mansion'' (front flap).

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Very Good+
Jacket Condition: Very Good–

Publisher: Published for The Crime Club by Doubleday & Company, Inc.
Place: Garden City, New York
Year: 1952

Keywords: Booked for Death, Saturnin Dax, mystery, bibliomystery, Doris Reynolds,

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