The Case of the Three-Ring Puzzle

DETECTIVE FICTION - BUSH, Christopher (author). The Case of the Three-Ring Puzzle.

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DETECTIVE FICTION - BUSH, Christopher (author). The Case of the Three-Ring Puzzle. London: Macmillan, 1962.

8vo.; publisher's black linson boards lettered in yellow to spine, in photographic dustwrapper; pp. [iv], 5-191; a bright, fresh, and uninscribed copy in a near fine, unclipped dustwrapper (12s. 6d.) with mild dusting to lower panel, slight rubbing to spine ends and forecorners, a tiny closed 4mm tear to heel and very pale foxing to the reverse; an uncommon title.
First edition, a Review Copy, with publisher's typed Review Slip loosely inserted. Ludovic Travers is approached by an old acquaintance to investigate a suspicious American who is preying on his wealthy aunt. In the process the private detective becomes embroiled in a case of blackmail and murder and is challenged by the complexities of the classic three-ring puzzle, created here by the master of the genuine detective story for his readers to solve.

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