London: Faber & Gwyer, 1926. First Edition. Hardcover. 1st edition. Fine in a dustjacket with the spine faintly faded but otherwise fine. Not a scarce book, but all 1920s art deco jackets, in this condition, at this price, find excited buyers, so they disappear quickly. fine / fine. Item #813
Don’t be taken by the title. The Mermaid is not a fantasy. It is a detective novel trailing thieves who have taken a 400–year old mermaid sculpture cast in silver.
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