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    [Thomas Skinner Surr]. Richmond. Or, Scenes in the Life of a Bow Street Officer, Drawn Up from His Private Memoranda. London: Henry Colburn, 1927. First edition. Three volumes. Octavo (7.75 x 875 inches; 198 x 123 mm.). viii, 312, [2, blank]; viii, 322, [2, publisher's ads], [2, blank]; vii, [1, blank], 310, [2, publisher's ads], [2, blank] pages. Publisher's blue cloth-backed plain boards, printed spine labels; text block edges untrimmed; new endpapers. Recased, with spines and joints reinforced and endpapers renewed; wear with some loss to spine ends; spine labels tanned and chipped, affecting text; boards rubbed, with some minor staining, and heavy wear to edges, including bumped corners. Text blocks a bit dulled, particularly along edges; with scattered foxing and soiling throughout; inked stamp at verso of rear flyleaf of second volume. Very good overall. One of the first "Newgate novels."

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