The corpse grows a beard

New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1940. First edition (presumed; no earlier dates stated). Hardcover. Small octavo in brown-blue DJ, brown spine, 301 pages ; 20 cm. Ex-library book with usual markings (three stampts to front free endpaper, stamp to rear pastedown, stamp to rear free endpaper), DJ glued to boards, green pencil lines drawn within text to page 294 and 295, green pencil scribbles to front pastedown and front free endpaper, light spotting to page 39 edge, gentle fraying to bumped corners, mild rubbing and fraying to spine head and foot, bright pages in tight binding, little more than two and a half inch tear to front DJ-top edge, brown DJ chipped to spine head, spine head DJ clipped to 1 inch, 3/4 DJ edges edge-torn, gentle rubbing to 4th edge-top front, faint soiling to DJ, light fading to rear DJ, else Good(+) in Good(-) DJ. Item #91193

Husband and wife -- Social life and customs -- Family -- Fiction. || DJ protected in archival mylar sleeve.

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