May 14, 2019 - Sale 2508

Sale 2508 - Lot 238

Estimate: $ 2,000 - $ 3,000
STOUT, REX. Black Orchids. 8vo, publisher's russet cloth, minor shelfwear to lower extremities; dust jacket, short closed tears, light dust soiling, spine panel tips nicked and with small puncture just touching letters in author's name, few other small nicks; endpapers browned from old binder's glue. New York: Farrar & Rinehart, (1942)

Additional Details

first edition in unrestored jacket, first printing with copyrights of 1941, 1942 and "FR" colophon on the copyright page. The double mystery includes Black Orchids, and Cordially Invited to Meet Death.