Spine/covers well creased. Shelf-cocked. Some general shelf wear, scuffing. Bookstore stamp inside cover and on page 1. Pages in quite good condition. ; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall;
"Mrs. Robilotti was a BILLIONAIRE! Yeah, that's what I said. Billion. She had hired Wolfe's brains and my legs - which is the way Wolfe likes to think about it - once before, when her emeralds turned up missing.
Mrs. Robilotti didn't like a private detective around the house any better than she'd have liked a street cleaner. When she invited me to dinner I figured it wasn't just to see if I knew which fork to use. Then one of the guests dropped dead -- of cyanide!
" Nero Wolfe and Archie are confronted by a set of glittering, worldly, sophisticated characters, with too much money, too much time on their hands - and one of them has time to kill! "