Special Agent: An FBI Mystery. James Remington MCCARTHY.

Special Agent: An FBI Mystery. Indianapolis: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, (1938).

First Edition. Laune dustjacket art. “Murder on the high seas, the loss of File 23 intended for the American representatives at an international conference, a strange death in Washington’s ultra-fashionable Chevy Chase, intrigue along Embassy Row and behind the flag-draped corridors of the State Department, a newspaper girl held by kidnappers in a lonely Maryland farmhouse, the secrets of a well-known Washington hostess and a foreign legation, a brilliant half-mad radical who seeks the brotherhood of nations, the third-degree methods of desperate international crooks -- these are a few of the exciting elements in [this] story of espionage and crime as they are fought by the operatives of the Department of Justice.” Author wrote continuity for “Secret Agent X-9.” Near Fine with spine and cover edges bit faded, in a Very Good dustjacket with shallow loss to spine ends, shallow chipping and short closed tears to edges.

Price: $150.00