TOO MANY COOKS: A NERO WOLFE MYSTERY

New York: Farrar & Rinehart, Incorporated, 1938. First Edition. 8vo., 303 pp., G+/G-; blue and navy blue pictorial DJ with white/black/red lettering, spine of DJ faded light blue and green with white and green lettering; chipping with material loss to head and tail of spine, hinges, and corners; blue ink staining to interior of DJ, particularly to bottom-edge that bleeds into exterior, staining the bottom edge of front cover and tail of spine black; brown staining to interior of DJ that bleeds through to front cover and front flap, staining the top right-hand corner of front cover green and and top left-hand corner of front flap brown; small black stain to bottom edge of back cover of DJ towards bottom left-hand corner; creasing to edges of flaps; tape to top right-hand edge of front flap and to top left-hand corner of back flap of DJ; all four corners of flaps price clipped; later edition DJ (Triangle Books, pub. 1941); DJ protected by mylar; red cloth boards with red and navy blue lettering; bumping/chipping/fraying to head and tail of spine, cocking to spine; bumping/fraying to corners of boards, bumping to edges of boards; dark green top, age-toning to text-block, fore-edge partially stippled; age-toning to endpapers and margins of interior, text legible; starting hinge between pp. 122-123, boards shaken, binding intact; last 21 pp. contain recipes; LP consignment; shelved Case 6.

9-140-1284167

Shelved Dupont Bookstore

Price: $800