Rocket to the Morgue By H. H. Holmes (1942) first edition book


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H. H. Holmes - Rocket to the Morgue

New York: Duell Sloane & Pearce, 1942. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. 8vo. Black cloth binding. 279 pp. Unprepossessing ex-library copy--Brigham Young University Library though, which strikes me as not being the scuzziest library around--with stamps on front pastedown and copyright page. Rubbing, general wear to edges of covers and textblock. Also, former owner's autograph on front endpaper in black ink (Alan Higgins? Wiggins? I didn't look him up but he might be famous or something and if so, this could be a valuable collectible...) This book has a FACSIMILE dust jacket because, let's be honest, you don't want your potential association copy sci-fi classic gathering dust like it's a Frank Yerby Book-of-the-Month club "dividend."

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