A Tangled Web. Nicholas Blake, Cecil Day Lewis.

A Tangled Web

New York: Harper & Brothers, 1956. Hardcover. viii, [2], 213, [1] p.; 21 cm. Black cloth spine with gilt spine title; light blue boards with gilt stamped publisher's emblem on front board. Illustrated dust jacket, in mylar cover. "A Harper novel of suspense" -- on dust jacket. Bust of the author by Franta Belsky on back section of dust jacket. Dust jacket bears $3.00 price. Stated First Edition. Nicholas Blake was the pseudonym used by Cecil Day Lewis (1904-1972), poet laureate of the United Kingdom from 1968 to his death in 1972, when writing mysteries. A Tangled Web, also published as Death and Daisy Bland, is a stand-alone novel, not part of his series of mysteries featuring Nigel Strangeways. Book is in Fine Condition: clean and tight. Dust jacket is in Good Condition: chipping and closed tears at edges and flap folds; loss at head of spine; back and spine stained; front is clean and bright. Fine / good. Item #007548

Price: $35.00

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