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    Gypsy Rose Lee. Mother Finds a Body. New York: 1942. First edition. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author. Warmly inscribed by Gypsy Rose Lee to Lee Wright, the legendary editor at Simon and Schuster, who edited this book. Octavo. [4], 312, [1, about the author], [3, blank] pages. Publisher's black cloth, spine lettered in gilt; top edge of text block trimmed; original illustrated dust jacket. Minor shelf wear and bumping to binding; top edges dust-soiled. Endpapers and text block softly browned; small chip out of upper corner of front free endpaper; minor ink stain at front pastedown, offset from inscription on facing leaf; top edge dust-soiled. Hint of edge wear to jacket. A near fine copy, with an important association.

    Although mystery writer Craig Rice is often given credit for ghostwriting this book, it was, indeed, written by Gypsy Rose Lee.

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