PAGEANT OF MURDER.
Edition: First US printing.
New York: London House and Maxwell, (1965). Hardcover first edition - Classic crime novel featuring Dame Beatrice Lestrange Bradley and her assistant, Laura Gavin. A "dull but important little town" is celebrating its status as a borough with an historical pageant - the three persons taking the roles of Falstaff, Henry VIII and Edward III are all murdered, apparently not for themselves but because of their roles. 231 pp.
Condition: Very good in magenta cloth with gilt lettering on the spine, no dust jacket.