The Yellow Room. Mary Roberts RINEHART.

The Yellow Room.

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. Item #44448

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,

Price: $75.00

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