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Mrs. Coverlet's Detectives by Mary Nash ; with drawings by Garrett Price

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Boston : Little, Brown and Co., 1965. First Edition. Hardcover. 153 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm. $3.75 dust jacket. Previous owner name on the front free endpaper. No other markings within this book. Small sticker covering up the price tag on the inner front dust jacket flap. Binding is firm.

Mrs. Coverlet's Detectives by Mary Nash

The Persevers are off to New York City — all three: Malcolm, Molly and Toad — not for fun but to answer Mrs. Dextrose-Chesapeake's SOS. nervous kidnapped !" read the telegram which hurried them away from their dear friend and housekeeper Mrs. Coverlet.

Off they drove with Wheeler, Mrs. Dextrose-Chesapeake's chauffeur, in Mrs. Dextrose-Chesapeakes's long black car, determined to succeed where New York's finest had failed; i.e., in rescuing Nervous, "the beautiful cat in the world," as Toad fiercely proclaimed. Also, as Malcolm amended, one of the rarest. A genuine male tortoise-shell, " raised by the Persevers from a kitten and sold to Mrs. Dextrose-Chesapeake for a fabulous sum.

So here is a fine chance for Toad to show off his superior knowledge of city life while master-minding the search for Nervous. It's all serious, hair-raising business mixed with some very funny goings-on.