Item #297476 [PRESENTATION COPY] [MYSTERY] THE SIRENS SANG OF MURDER. Sarah Caudwell |, Elizabeth Peters, Alexandra Ripley.
[PRESENTATION COPY] [MYSTERY] THE SIRENS SANG OF MURDER
[PRESENTATION COPY] [MYSTERY] THE SIRENS SANG OF MURDER

[PRESENTATION COPY] [MYSTERY] THE SIRENS SANG OF MURDER

New York: Delacorte Press, 1989.

Hard Cover. First Edition. Signed. 8vo.; in pale blue paper-covered boards, backed in blue cloth, with dustjacket; 276 pages; the jacket has not been price-clipped.~~From the library of the late novelist Alexandra Ripley; with a wonderful inscription from Caudwell: "FOR PANSY, BUT WITH WARNINGS NOT TO BELIEVE EVERYTHING YOU HEAR FROM ELIZABETH PETERS - & WITH VERY BEST WISHES, SARAH CAUDWELL, BOUCHERCON 1989". “Pansy” is an “in-joke” between them -- it is the name Ripley gave to Scarlett’s maid in Ripley’s sequel to Gone With the Wind, Scarlett. Ripley and Caudwell must have been at the Bouchercon Mystery Awards together in Philadelphia in 1989. Caudwell's book, "The Sirens Sang of Murder" was the Bouchercon winner the next year in London. ~~A very nice association, with the reference to their mutual and good friend, Elizabeth Peters.

Very Good binding / Very Good dust jacket.
Item #297476

Price: $250.00

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