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SAYERS, Dorothy L. (1893-1957). Whose Body? London: T. Fisher Unwin, [1923].

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SAYERS, Dorothy L. (1893-1957). Whose Body? London: T. Fisher Unwin, [1923].

8o. (Light foxing to edges and first and last few pages.) Original blue wrappers with printed paper label (soiled, upper corner torn away, some wear to spine ends); cloth folding box.

FIRST ENGLISH EDITION, ADVANCED PROOF COPY with publisher's label reading "Not to be circulated." DOROTHY SAYERS' FIRST NOVEL, INTRODUCING LORD PETER WIMSEY. His first words ("Oh, damn!") refer to a forgotten auction catalogue. Gilbert A3bI; Haycraft-Queen Cornerstone.
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