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CASEBOOK OF THE BLACK WIDOWERS - REVIEW COPY, INSCRIBED by  Isaac Asimov - First Edition - 1980 - from Captain Ahab's Rare Books and


by Asimov, Isaac

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Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, Inc. / The Crime Club, 1980. First Edition. First Printing, a Review Copy, with the publisher's typed slip laid in. Octavo (21.5cm); red simulated cloth, with titles stamped in black on spine; dustjacket; x,182pp. Inscribed by the author shortly after publication day to his Mysterious Press publisher on the title page: "To Otto Penzler / for the sake of his wife / Isaac Asimov / 11 Jan 80." Fine in a Fine dustjacket, unclipped (priced $7.95), with just a hint of toning to spine. Attractive copy of the author's third collection of mystery short stories, featuring twelve tales which first appeared chiefly in the pages of Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine. Hubin, p.16.

Casebook of the Black Widowers is a collection of mystery short stories by American author Isaac Asimov, featuring his fictional club of mystery solvers, the Black Widowers. It was first published in hardcover by Doubleday in 1980, and in paperback by the Fawcett Crest imprint of Ballantine Books in March 1981. This book is the third of the six books featuring the Black Widowers.


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