Black boards with teal lettering, 186 pp. Spine slightly slanted, corners bumped, slight edge wear, binding fairly tight, a little browning inside covers. Jacket in protective wraps with some edge wear, small tear along back side of spine at top and bottom, a little chipping at top and base of spine. A nice copy.
"When Priscilla Eads, heiress to cotton-towel millions, first pleads for Nero Wolfe's assistance, the portly detective decides to wash his hands of a case that has more than its share of dirty laundry. Just hours later Miss Eads and her maid are found strangled to death under circumstances that don't quite wash. Now, to the dismay of a greedy board of directors and a fortune-hunting South American ex-husband, the astute Wolfe feels, on second thought, a certain responsibility to dip into Priscilla's case and scrub away the stain - of murder!"; 7¾" - 9¾" Tall