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    A. J. [Alfred James] Alderson. Pair of A. J. Alderson Novels. London and Devon: Falcon Press; Arthur H. Stockwell, Ltd., [1949]-[1942]. The Harding Mystery. [London]: The Falcon Press, [1949]. First edition. Octavo. 267 pp. Publisher's maroon cloth with gilt-stamped spine; original illustrated dust jacket. Corners just bumped, minor edgewear, head and foot of spine just pushed, spine cocked, back board somewhat rubbed. Offsetting to endpapers from dust jacket. Internally clean; top edge slightly darkened, minor edgewear. Dust jacket clipped; minor edgewear, minor chipping to head and foot of spine panel and corners, minor soiling on back panel. Very good book with very good dust jacket.

    [Together with]: The Crime of Wilfred Hanson. The old man's story, as edited by his friend Thomas Stewart. Devon: Arthur H. Stockwell, Ltd., [no date but likely 1942]. Octavo. 334 pp. Publisher's gilt-stamped blue cloth; original illustrated dust jacket. Minor edgewear. Minor offsetting to front endpapers. Internally clean; top edge slightly darkened, minor edgewear. Dust jacket unclipped (7s 6d net, on spine); minor edgewear, moderately foxed overall, shallow open tear in back panel. Very good book with very good dust jacket.


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