Red boards with black lettering, 442 pp. Spine slightly cocked with a crease down the center, corners bumped, slight edge wear. Interior clean and unmarked. Jacket in new Brodart with 3.95 price. Wear and chipping along all edges, especially to spine, a couple creases and semi-closed tears to front panel. A nice copy with a servicable jacket.
"'Some Buried Caesar', in which a pedigreed bull figures so prominently, was a favorite of Alexander Woollcott's, and was one of the two novels which first made Stout's great reputation. . . The other novel, a classic of the 1947 vintage, is 'Too Many Women', in which Archie works for a colossal firm where five hundred of America's most beautiful girls have been gathered under one corporate roof.
"The three 'long-shorts,' originally published in the volume called 'Trouble in Triplicate', are "Before I Die", in which Nero snatches at a pork chop and falls into the hands of some particularly sinister black-market operators; "Help Wanted, Male," in which the Great Man gets a new stand-in; and "Instead of Evidence," in which someone smokes one trick cigar too many."; 7¾" - 9¾" Tall