Item #6806 MURDER TO MUSIC. pseud. of Alan Baer Green, Gladys Elizabeth Blun Green.


New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, Inc., 1934. First Edition. Psuedonymously written mystery novel by this husband and wife, set in New York City. A murder takes place in a New York concert hall while 5,000 people listen to a world-class pianist and symphony orchestra; Douglas Blair, a young music critic with an interest in human nature, teams up with Inspector Craig of the Detective Bureau and helps investigate. Uncommon, with no copies for sale in the marketplace, and 8 holdings in OCLC. Hubin, p.57. Item #6806

First Printing. Octavo (19.25cm); orange cloth, with titles stamped in black on spine; orange topstain; patterned endpapers; dustjacket; [viii],280pp. Top edge a bit dust-soiled, faint foxing to text edges and upper rear board, with some offsetting on verso of front endpaper from the laid-in wraparound band; Near Fine. Dustjacket is unclipped (priced $2.00), lightly edgeworn and dust-soiled, with light surface wear, and a few tiny nicks and tears; Very Good+. With most of the original wraparound advertising band, lacking the flaps.

Price: $400.00