May 14, 2019 - Sale 2508

Sale 2508 - Lot 240

Price Realized: $ 875
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STOUT, REX. Over My Dead Body. 8vo, publisher's teal cloth, cocked; dust jacket, spine panel faintly faded with shallow chipping to head and foot not touching letters, folds and corners rubbed, mild dust soiling; endpapers a bit toned from binding glue. New York: Farrar & Rinehart, (1940)

Additional Details

first edition in unrestored original dust jacket. The cover art with the familiar orchid motif redolent of the Fer-de-Lance jacket, among other Wolfe titles. The seventh Nero Wolfe mystery.