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    Cornell Woolrich. The Bride Wore Black. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1940. First edition. An Inner Sanctum Mystery. Octavo (8 x 5 inches; 202 x 126 mm.). viii, 312 pages. Publisher's blue cloth, spine lettered in gilt, Inner Sanctum logo stamped in gilt on the front board; top edge stained dark blue; in restored original dust jacket. Gentle spine lean with shallow ridge down backstrip; spine ends and corners worn; crown faintly dulled. Text block just barely sagging; very slightly shaken; endpapers faintly discolored from binding glue; bookseller's ticket; bookplate. Extensive, and skillful, restoration to jacket edges and folds; some faint discoloration; light even soiling; price-clipped. A very good copy in a presentable restored jacket. A Haycraft-Queen cornerstone. Basis for the 1968 Fran├žois Truffaut film starring Jeanne Moreau. From the KoKo Collection.

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