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The Ransomed Madonna

By: White, Lionel

Price: $8.00

Publisher: E.P. Dutton & Co. Inc.: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2080287

Condition: Good


First edition. Faint mottled discoloration to boards, sticker remnant on front endpaper, jacket rubbed, soiled, & lightly stained. 1964 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 187 pp. 8vo. A novel focusing on the theft of Botticelli's Madonna and Infant, the subsequent cover-up, and the insurance company's detective Clifford Johns's attempts to recover the painting without paying the hefty ransom, or causing an embarrassment of the United States to the rest of the world. Combines elements of the classic heist story and noir. View more info

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The Money Trap

By: White, Lionel

Price: $75.00

Publisher: E.P. Dutton & Co. Inc.: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2080284

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Very good in good jacket. Front & end matter faintly foxed, jacket rubbed & lightly toned with minor tears along edges, small portion of front jacket flap corner clipped ($3.50 list price still present). 1963 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 189 pp. 8vo. Inspiration for the 1965 Burt Kennedy film starring Glenn Ford (Joe Baron) and Elke Sommer (Lisa Baron), which also featured Ricardo Montalban (as Joe's partner Pete Delanos). The story follows two cops who collaborate to steal money from a drug-dealing doctor, and combines the classic heist plot with el... View more info