THE HEADLESS LADY. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1940. Octavo, cloth. First edition. A Great Merlini novel, this one with a Circus setting. Some offsetting to free endpapers, light fading to cloth along top edge and joints, a very good copy in very good dust jacket with wear to spine ends with some loss, foxing on inner surface, tape stains on inner surface along edges with some show through, rubbing to front spine edge with a chip, and rubbing to front flap edge. Uncommon in jacket. (#82317).