BLACK PLUMES. New York: Published for The Crime Club by Doubleday, Doran & Co., Inc., 1940. Octavo, pp. [1-8]  2-270 [271-272: blank], original yellow cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black. First U.S. edition. A little soiling to cloth, some mild wear to bottom edge, a very good copy in a very good pictorial dust jacket (illustrated by Boris Artzybasheff) with small closed tear and light crease at lower right front corner and small chips to upper and lower spine ends, some mild rubbing and general dust soiling, and clipped price. (#140568).