I Wouldn't Be In Your Shoes. 1943. The author's first book of short stories. -- After-Dinner Story. [1944]. Pictorial dust jacket by P. Jackson (tape repair wrapping around spine panel, some light wear to tope edge, spine panel a little faded). Queen's Quorum 97. -- The Dancing Detective. [1946]. 8o. Pictorial dust jacket (rubbed, spine ends chipped). -- Dead Man Blues. [1947]. Pictorial dust jacket by Glick (price-clipped). Provenance: Eliot Jones (bookplate). -- The Blue Ribbon. [1949]. Dust jacket (light rubbing). Provenance: Eliot Jones (bookplate). -- Somebody on the Phone. N.d. [1949]. Pictorial dust jacket. Together 6 volumes, published in Philadelphia and New York by J.B. Lippincott, FIRST COLLECTED EDITIONS, 8o, original cloth; dust jackets, very good condition as noted. (6)" /> WOOLRICH, Cornell ("William Irish"). A fine collection of William Irish short stories, comprising: <I>I Wouldn't Be In Your Shoes</I>. 1943. The author's first book of short stories. -- <I>After-Dinner Story</I>. [1944]. Pictorial dust jacket by P. Jackson (tape repair wrapping around spine panel, some light wear to tope edge, spine panel a little faded). <I>Queen's Quorum</I> 97. -- <I>The Dancing Detective</I>. [1946]. 8<V>o. Pictorial dust jacket (rubbed, spine ends chipped). -- <I>Dead Man Blues</I>. [1947]. Pictorial dust jacket by Glick (price-clipped). <I>Provenance</I>: Eliot Jones (bookplate). -- <I>The Blue Ribbon</I>. [1949]. Dust jacket (light rubbing). <I>Provenance</I>: Eliot Jones (bookplate). -- <I>Somebody on the Phone</I>. N.d. [1949]. Pictorial dust jacket. Together 6 volumes, published in Philadelphia and New York by J.B. Lippincott, FIRST COLLECTED EDITIONS, 8<V>o, original cloth; dust jackets, very good condition as noted. (6) | Christie's
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    The Detective Fiction Library of Richard M. Lackritz, M.D.

    24 September 2002, New York

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    WOOLRICH, Cornell ("William Irish"). A fine collection of William Irish short stories, comprising: I Wouldn't Be In Your Shoes. 1943. The author's first book of short stories. -- After-Dinner Story. [1944]. Pictorial dust jacket by P. Jackson (tape repair wrapping around spine panel, some light wear to tope edge, spine panel a little faded). Queen's Quorum 97. -- The Dancing Detective. [1946]. 8o. Pictorial dust jacket (rubbed, spine ends chipped). -- Dead Man Blues. [1947]. Pictorial dust jacket by Glick (price-clipped). Provenance: Eliot Jones (bookplate). -- The Blue Ribbon. [1949]. Dust jacket (light rubbing). Provenance: Eliot Jones (bookplate). -- Somebody on the Phone. N.d. [1949]. Pictorial dust jacket. Together 6 volumes, published in Philadelphia and New York by J.B. Lippincott, FIRST COLLECTED EDITIONS, 8o, original cloth; dust jackets, very good condition as noted. (6)

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    WOOLRICH, Cornell ("William Irish"). A fine collection of William Irish short stories, comprising: I Wouldn't Be In Your Shoes. 1943. The author's first book of short stories. -- After-Dinner Story. [1944]. Pictorial dust jacket by P. Jackson (tape repair wrapping around spine panel, some light wear to tope edge, spine panel a little faded). Queen's Quorum 97. -- The Dancing Detective. [1946]. 8o. Pictorial dust jacket (rubbed, spine ends chipped). -- Dead Man Blues. [1947]. Pictorial dust jacket by Glick (price-clipped). Provenance: Eliot Jones (bookplate). -- The Blue Ribbon. [1949]. Dust jacket (light rubbing). Provenance: Eliot Jones (bookplate). -- Somebody on the Phone. N.d. [1949]. Pictorial dust jacket. Together 6 volumes, published in Philadelphia and New York by J.B. Lippincott, FIRST COLLECTED EDITIONS, 8o, original cloth; dust jackets, very good condition as noted. (6)


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