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Night at the Mocking Widow

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Night at the Mocking Widow

by Carter Dickson

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  • Hardcover
  • first
Very Good+/Good
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Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
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HATFIELD BOOKS AND MEMORABILIA, a FIVE STAR SELLER, presents the FIRST BOOK CLUB EDITION of NIGHT AT THE MOCKING WIDOW by CARTER DICKSON. New York: William Morrow & Company, 1950. Book 20 in the Sir Henry Merrivale series, this book measures 5 5/8" x 8 1/2" with 249 pages. Red cloth boards with black particulars on spine only. Original Dust Jacket has black, white and red illustration of rock sculpture of a lady, with particulars in red and white. Very Good Plus/Good. Cover = corners bumped, top and bottom of spine rubbed, 3 small punch marks on spine, else tight, clear, square. Pages = lightly tanned, old price on first fep, else tight, clear, sharp. Jacket has chipping on all edges, 1 1/2" tear on bottom of spine, BCE printed on inside fold, rear solidly tanned, else whole and clearly readable


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Night at the Mocking Widow
Carter Dickson
Book Condition
Used - Very Good+
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First Book Club Edition
William Morrow & Company
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
5 5/8" x 8 1/2"
Bookseller catalogs
"Murder most Foul"; Twentieth Century Literature;

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....
Used to mean that the binding of a book has not been overly loosened by frequent use.
A defect in which small pieces are missing from the edges; fraying or small pieces of paper missing the edge of a paperback, or...
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched...
Book Club Edition
A generic term denoting a book which was produced or distributed by one of any number of book club organizations. Usually the...
The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a...
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps...

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