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VAN DINE, S. S.

The "Canary" Murder Case.

A Philo Vance Story.

New York, Charles Scribner's Sons, 1927 Stock Code: 77345
£3,250.00
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Notes

First edition, first impression. Presentation copy, specially bound for the author and inscribed by him on an early blank leaf, "To Norbert L. Lederer with apologies for the instrument whereon was placed music stanza. With gratitude, also, and affection. S. S. Van Dine. New York". With Lederer's bookplate. The recipient was a composer and noted chess player.

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Description

Octavo. Contemporary green half morocco, spine gilt in compartments, green cloth sides, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Housed in a green cloth solander case.

Condition

Lightly rubbed, upper joint cracked and repaired, spine and edges of boards faded, endpapers tanned from turn-ins. A very good copy.

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