Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice


    Dorothy L. Sayers. Whose Body? New York: [1923]. First edition.
    Dorothy L. Sayers. Whose Body? New York: Boni and Liveright, [1923]. First edition, first issue without "Inc." after publisher. Octavo. [8], 278, [2] pages. Publisher's gray-blue cloth, spine and front stamped in dark blue; all text block edges trimmed. Backstrip very faintly tanned; just a trace of wear at spine ends and corners of boards; small bump at head of rear board. Text block slightly dulled. An essentially fine copy. Housed in custom black cloth chemise in black cloth book-backed slipcase. Introduction of Lord Peter Wimsey, Sayers's gentleman detective. A Haycraft Queen Cornerstone.

    Auction Info

    Bidding Begins Approx.
    16th Friday
    Auction Dates
    5th Thursday
    Proxy Bidding Begins Approx.
    27 Days
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: N/A
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 44
    Auction Type
    Grand Format:  Heritage Live®:After Internet bidding closes, live bidding will take place through Your secret maximum bid placed prior to the live event will compete against the live bids. To maximize your chances of winning, enter realistic secret maximum bids on our site. Many of our proxy bidders are successful at winning lots in these auctions, and usually below their secret maximum. You can also place last minute bids directly with us by e-mailing or calling 1-866-835-3243. (Important note: Due to software and Internet latency, live bids may not register in time, so enter realistic proxy bids.)

    Grand Format Floor Sessions
    Proxy bidding ends ten minutes prior to the session start time. Live Proxy bidding on Heritage Live starts 24 hours before the live session begins and continues through the session. During the live auction event, bidding in person is encouraged, and Heritage Live includes streaming audio and often video during the event.

    Track Item