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After-Dinner Story. by William. Irish

After-Dinner Story.

by William. Irish

Publication: J B Lippincott Company, 1944, Philadelphia and New York

First edition. Pseudonym of Cornell Woolrich. Former owner's neat, small name stamp at the bottom of the copyright page, else fine, bright, square copy in dust jacket with minor professional restoration to the head of spine. Contains six short stories including AFTER-DINNER STORY, THE NIGHT REVEALS, AN APPLE A DAY, MARIHAUANA, REAR WINDOW, and MURDER STORY. Contains REAR WINDOW which is the basis for the 1954 Alfred Hitchcock directed movie that starred James Stewart, Grace Kelly, Wendell Corey, Raymond Burr, and others. The film was nominated for four Oscars. Queen's Quorum 97. An exceptional copy.

Inventory Number: 36819