MEET MR. FORTUNE: A REGGIE FORTUNE OMNIBUS. Garden City: Published for The Crime Club by Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., 1942. Octavo, pp. [1-12]  2-546 [547-548: blank] [note: last leaf is a blank], original black cloth, spine panel stamped in red, fore-edge untrimmed. First edition. An omnibus volume collecting a novel, THE BISHOP'S CRIME (1940) and twelve stories featuring Reggie Fortune, plus "Mr. Fortune," an essay by Bailey introducing his fictional sleuth. Barzun and Taylor, A Catalogue of Crime 2336. Hubin (1994), p. 41. A fine copy in nearly fine pictorial dust jacket with touch of wear along top edges and small associated nick to top edge of rear panel. A very nice copy overall. (#128763).
First edition so stated on copyright page.