My Late Wives. Another Adventure of Sir Henry Merrivale - Carter Dickson (John Dickson Carr) 1946 - William Morrow & Company, New York - First Edition A fine first edition in bright dust jacket with no fading.

Featuring Sir Henry Merrivale and the grumbling Chief Inspector Humphrey Masters of Scotland Yard.

‘All Roger Bewlay’s wives had four things in common: no near relatives – a hunger for romantic love – an idylic honeymoon – and, after their honeymoon,
nobody ever saw them again . . .’
  First edition, copyright page stating ‘Copyright 1946’ and no mention of additional printings, list of books opposite title page beginning with ‘The Bowstring Murders’ and ending with ‘My Late Wives’.

References: Reilly, ’
Twentieth-Century Crime and Mystery Writers’ (1980), 269.

Octavo (book size 19.4x13.2cm), pp. [6] 282. In publisher’s blue-grey cloth, spine lettered and blocked in dark blue, all edges trimmed. Dust jacket priced ‘$2.50’ to upper corner of front flap. Jacket with a little colour touch up along edges, some paper replacement to head and tail of spine.
  Condition: A little rubbing to corners and lower edge of front panel else fine, in near fine dust jacket with minor rubbing to corners and spine ends, verso only with light dampstain to lower portion of spine.   Ref: 110329   Price: HK$ 3,500