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The Bride Wore Black by  Cornell Woolrich - First Edition - 1940 - from Burnside Rare Books, ABAA (SKU: 140920003)

The Bride Wore Black

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The Bride Wore Black

by Woolrich, Cornell

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  • hardcover
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About This Item

New York: Simon and Schuster, 1940. First Edition. Hardcover. First edition. viii, 312 pp. Bound in publisher's navy cloth with gilt lettering. Good+ with some light staining to fore edge and on pgs. 98 and 99, wear to paste down where jacket flap was once adhered, spine a bit cocked, wear at tips, rear hinge repaired. In Good dust jacket, small damp stain on spine panel, rubbed, creased, and chipped at edges, missing a thin piece along top edge of back panel, damage to verso of front flap, but intact, showing the skull bride design. An Inner Sanctum Mystery.

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book dealer
Burnside Rare Books, ABAA US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
140920003
Title
The Bride Wore Black
Author
Woolrich, Cornell
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
second hand
Quantity available
1
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Simon and Schuster
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1940

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA

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About Burnside Rare Books, ABAA

Burnside Rare Books specializes in literary first editions and works of cultural and historic significance. We are located in Portland, Oregon and welcome visitors by appointment.

Glossary

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Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched... [more]
good+
A term used to denote a condition a slight grade better than Good.
cocked
Refers to a state where the spine of a book is lightly "twisted" in such a way that the front and rear boards of a book do not... [more]
spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf.... [more]
verso
The page bound on the left side of a book, opposite to the recto page.
gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in... [more]
jacket
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps... [more]
fore edge
The portion of a book that is opposite the spine. That part of a book which faces the wall when shelved in a traditional... [more]
hinge
The portion of the book closest to the spine that allows the book to be opened and closed.
First Edition
In book collecting, the first edition is the earliest published form of a book. A book may have more than one first edition in... [more]
edges
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... [more]

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