Curiosity Didn't Kill the Cat by M. K. Wren 1973 SIGNED 1st Edition Hardcover HC w/ Dust Jacket DJ - The Crime Club / Doubleday


Title: Curiosity Didn't Kill the Cat

Author: M. K. Wren

Description: Book has light wear to corners. Bumping to head of spine. Pinkish-red splatter stain on bottom edge of text block. Gift inscription on front paste down, along with a provenance stamp from Lincoln Book Shop in Lincoln City, OR. All other pages are free of marks. Binding is sound. Dust jacket has tiny chips to head and tail of spine. Closed tears to spine corners. Wear with chips/closed tears to fore edge corners. Not price clipped. DJ has been placed in an archival mylar cover. Flat signed by author on ffep and paw print from "Tai" on front paste-down. Stated first edition, 1973. 205 Pages.

A dead man's widow believes her husband was murdered. No one else except Conan Flagg, owner of the local bookstore, believes her because her husband liked to walk but never went near the ocean - where his dead body was discovered. Conan, also a private sleuth, soon notices a tie-up between some odd bookstore customers, their mysterious liking for certain books, a fleet of Russian trawlers hanging out near the harbor, and the antics of a very curious cat called Meg. When a trap to catch the enemy doesn't work, Conan's search for a solution to the mystery turns into a fight for his own survival.

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Good

Publisher: Doubleday & Company / The Crime Club

Place: Garden City, NY

Year: 1973

ISBN: 0385064780

Language: English

Size: 5.5 x 8.75 inches.

Pages: 205 Pages.

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