The G-String Murders

New York: Simon and Schuster, 1941. First Edition. INSCRIBED by author Gypsy Rose Lee on the front endpaper "Mr. Porter Welch / Greetings from / Gypsy (author) Rose Lee." Laid in are two letters from Inner Sanctum Mysteries editor Lee Wright to Welch, discussing the book, along with two pieces of publisher's review material laid in.

Lee's memoir of her days in the burlesque world of the 1930s, with murder thrown in for good measure. Basis for the 1943 film "Lady of Burlesque," directed by William Wellman and starring Barbara Stanwyck. An Inner Sanctum mystery.

Very Good plus in a Very Good dust jacket. Tiny bruise on the top right corner of the front board. Jacket has moderate loss on the top edge of the front panel.


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