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The Yellow Room by  Mary Roberts RINEHART - First Edition - 1945 - from Main Street Fine Books & Manuscripts, ABAA and

The Yellow Room

by RINEHART, Mary Roberts

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New York: Farrar & Rinehart, 1945. Hardcover. Small 8vo. Grey cloth with orange spine lettering, pictorial dust jacket. 248pp. Decorative endpapers. Very good/very good. Text block lightly age toned per usual "War Production Board" standards; jacket only faintly edgeworn; bookplate on inner flyleaf. Exceptionally tight and bright first edition of this "Murray Hill Mystery" whose "ingredients are a Maine background, a big house, a bewildered and bedeviled girl, a helpful neighbor and, more importantly, the chef...."


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