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A TAN AND SANDY SILENCE

A TAN AND SANDY SILENCE

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A TAN AND SANDY SILENCE

by MacDonald, John D

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Offsetting and foxing to end papers with foxing also to page edges, lower corners and base of spine bruised, a very good copy in
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London: Robert Hale & Company, [1973]. First British and first hardcover edition. Offsetting and foxing to end papers with foxing also to page edges, lower corners and base of spine bruised, a very good copy in a very good dust jacket with foxing to flaps and light foxing to rear panel, a few small stress creases, slight color fade to spine panel and some separation to laminate along front spine fold. Uncommon to find the Hale books signed. (32518). Octavo jacket by Barbara Walton, boards. A Travis McGee mystery. Signed by MacDonald on the front free end paper. Hubin, p. 526.

Synopsis

A Tan and Sandy Silence (1971) is the thirteenth novel in the Travis McGee series by John D. MacDonald. The plot begins with Harry Broil, husband of McGee's longtime friend Mary, shows up at his houseboat The Busted Flush with a gun, threatening McGee and accusing him of hiding Mary aboard. The rest of the novel involves McGee's search for Mary.

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Bookseller
John W. Knott, Jr., Bookseller, ABAA/ILAB US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
32518
Title
A TAN AND SANDY SILENCE
Author
MacDonald, John D
Book Condition
Used - Offsetting and foxing to end papers with foxing also to page edges, lower corners and base of spine bruised, a very good copy in
Quantity Available
1
Edition
First British and first hardcover edition
Publisher
Robert Hale & Company
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
[1973]
Keywords
Mystery . Signed

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John W. Knott, Jr., Bookseller, ABAA/ILAB

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