The Cape Cod Mystery.Indianapolis, The Bobb-Merrill Company, 1931 Stock Code: 123529
NotesFirst edition, first printing, a Haycraft-Queen cornerstone. This is Taylor's first book and features her "Codfish Sherlock" Asey Mayo. This edition is very scarce, with just two copies traced at auction in the jacket. From the library of the renowned bibliophile Lawrence M. Solomon (1931-2014), with his bookplate to the inside cover of the solander box.
Octavo. Original blue cloth, titles to spine and front cover in green, single rule frame to front cover in blind, top edge blue, pictorial tan endpapers. With the dust jacket.
Spine gently rolled, light rubbing to extremities, top edge a little faded, small paper mark to foot of front free endpaper; a very good, bright copy in the jacket with, lightly faded spine, a little faint soiling to covers, and slight chipping and creasing to extremities, tape repair to verso.
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