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    Signed First Edition of Sue Grafton's Second Alphabet Mystery

    Sue Grafton. "B" is for Burglar. New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston [1985].

    First edition. Signed by Grafton on title page. Octavo. 229 pages.

    Publisher's quarter red cloth over gray boards and silver spine titles. Spine has a slight lean and front hinge in cracking. Dust jacket is edge toned. A near fine copy.

    Mystery author Sue Taylor Grafton was born in Louisville, Kentucky, in 1940. To date, she has written twenty-one "alphabet novels" with titles from "A" to "U." The second title in the series, "B" is for Burglar followed "A" is for Alibi, which introduces Grafton's protagonist, detective Kinsey Millhone. "B" is for Burglar and its sequel, "C" is for Corpse won the first two Anthony Awards.


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