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    Rex Stout. Fer-De-Lance. London: Cassell & Co., [1935]. First English edition. Octavo (7.25 x 4.875 inches; 185 x 123 mm.). [iv], 313, [3, blank] pages. Publisher's black cloth, spine lettered and ruled in red; in original, early (likely second) issue dust jacket with sticker affixed to rear panel lowering price to 3/6 net. Spine slightly sloping; spine ends and corners lightly worn; front board just barely rubbed. Dust jacket edges lightly worn with some minor chipping to spine ends and edges of folds; closed tear of less than one inch to upper edge of rear joint fold and a couple other less substantial ones; spine panel faintly dulled with a couple insignificant splashes; small section of price sticker excised; occasional light rubbing. A near fine copy in a very good dust jacket. A beautiful and uncommon book; the only auction appearance in Rare Book Hub occurring in Part 2 of the Lackritz sale in 2002. The first Nero Wolfe mystery. Townsend A10e. A Haycraft-Queen Cornerstone. From the KoKo Collection.

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