ORPHAN ANN. Garden City: Published for The Crime Club by Doubleday, Doran & Co., Inc., 1941. Octavo, pp. [i-vi] vii-viii [ix-x]  2-307 [308-310: blank] [note: last leaf is a blank], original blue cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black, top edge stained blue, fore-edge untrimmed, bottom edge rough trimmed, cream endpapers. First U.S. edition. A novel featuring shyster lawyer Joshua Clunk. Published in the UK as THE LITTLE CAPTAIN (1941). Hubin (1994), p. 41. Small 20 mm area of wear to cloth along lower rear fore-edge, else a fine copy in nearly fine pictorial dust jacket (illustrated by Frederic Dorr Steele) with hint of wear at spine ends and matching area of wear along rear flap fold. A nice copy overall. (#128768).
First edition so stated on copyright page.