New York: Reynal & Hitchcock, 1943. First Edition, First Printing. Square quarto; VG/G+ Jacket; Cream jacket with black lettering; Salmon colored boards; Jacket has some wear and toning; Liquid staining/spotting to the front of jacket; Some closed small tears to the edges of the jacket, none over 1," now protected by mylar cover; Boards have some minor edge wear; Interior of book is slightly age toned, as is typical; Previous owner's name in ink on front end paper, otherwise free of marking;
True first printing of the first edition with the following points: Unclipped price of 2.00 on jacket flap; Fourth street address of Reynal & Hitchcock on jacket; No other editions/printings on copyright page; "Mark of the raven" on illustration on page 63; RS Consignment; Shelved in Case 2:.
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