New York: Little Brown and Company, 1983. 1st. Hardcover. First Edition. A personal & heartfelt authorial INSCRIPTION to former Stanford University President Wallace Sterling. 8vo. 178 pp. Light brown paper boards in color printed dustjacket. A fine copy. Item #15008
Darby, award winning Hollywood musical director and composer-lyricist, was one of Wolfe's most avid fans and became quite attached to the brownstone occupied by Wolfe, Archie Goodwin, and Fritz. "We promise you that in this book, the Brownstone House of Nero Wolfe, perhaps the most important character in his mysteries, will come to life." - dustjacket flap.