[Item #61801] Trout in the Milk: A Sheriff Macready Detective Story. Hugh HOLMAN.

Trout in the Milk: A Sheriff Macready Detective Story

New York: M.S. Mill Co., Inc., 1945. First Edition. First Printing. Octavo (19.75cm); black cloth, with titling and decorative elements stamped in blue on spine and front cover; blue topstain; dustjacket; [6],7-218,[6]pp. With the ink ownership signature on the upper front endpaper of the author's wife (Verna Holman, May 1945), to whom the book is dedicated (printed dedication reads "For V.V." = Verna Virginia). Modest external wear, some faint surface abrasions to cloth extremities; contents fresh; Very Good+. Dustjacket is unclipped (priced $2.00), showing trivial wear to extremities, some tiny tears and creases to crown and upper corners; Near Fine.

The second of six detective novels by Holman (1914-1981), five of which feature his central character Sheriff Macready of fictional Hart County, South Carolina. An elusive title, with excellent provenance. HUBIN, p.209.

Price: $125.00

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