The Misadventures of Sherlock Holmes, Edited by Ellery Queen
First edition, first printing, inscribed on the flyleaf by Frederic Dannay as Ellery Queen to Manly Wade Wellman. Wellman's story 'The Man Who Was Not Dead' appears as the final story in this volume of thirty-three Sherlock Holmes stories, one of Queen's most impressive anthologies and originally suppressed by Adrian Conan Doyle.
Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1944. Original black cloth boards stamped in red-orange. Boards show shelfwear, rubbing and sunning. Scattered foxing and thumbsoiling internally with a smudge to the verso of flyleaf. Binding cracked at the half-title but holding firm. Jacket shows toning and shelfwear to the extremities, a couple closed tears and reinforcements to verso, protected in archival mylar. Housed in a very attractive custom case.