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The Yellow Room by  Mary Roberts RINEHART - Signed First Edition - 1945 - from Main Street Fine Books & Manuscripts, ABAA (SKU: 44448)

The Yellow Room

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The Yellow Room

by RINEHART, Mary Roberts

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  • hardcover
  • Signed
  • First
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About This Item

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. 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...." Nice autograph addition: Tipped by one edge opposite half-title page is a heavy stock 7¼" X 4" envelope, cancelled in Washington, DC on 21 November 1927, boldly addressed to a Wisconsin address in Rinehart's distinctive handwriting in black ink. NOT signed by her, but a handsome sample of her handwriting and if you tip up the envelope on its verso can be seen her imprinted name and Washington, DC residential address,


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Main Street Fine Books & Manuscripts, ABAA US (US)
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The Yellow Room
RINEHART, Mary Roberts
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Farrar & Rinehart
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New York
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Main Street Fine Books & Manuscripts, ABAA

Main Street Fine Books & Manuscripts accepts VISA, MasterCard, Discover and PayPal. Checks are welcome. Institutions will be accommodated as their procedures require. Illinois residents will be charged 8.25% sales tax. Every effort has been made to describe each book and any defects accurately. If an item proves unsatisfactory for any reason, it may be returned within seven days. We would appreciate a courtesy call if an item is being returned. Member ABAA, ILAB.

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Main Street Fine Books & Manuscripts, ABAA

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Galena, Illinois
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About Main Street Fine Books & Manuscripts, ABAA

Main Street Fine Books & Manuscripts has been serving book lovers, collectors and institutions since 1991. Our inventory of quality out-of-print books spans 40 subjects, while the extensive autograph holdings have a decidedly historical bent, reflecting personages from every field of human endeavor.


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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]
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched...[more]
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]
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps...[more]
Used to mean that the binding of a book has not been overly loosened by frequent use.
text block
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The page bound on the left side of a book, opposite to the recto page.

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