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    Agatha Christie. Group of Three Dodd, Mead & Company Books. New York: 1941, 1944, and 1945. First U. S. editions.
    Agatha Christie. N or M? The New Mystery. New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1941. First U. S. edition. Octavo. [6], 289, [1, blank] pages. Publisher's bright blue cloth, front and spine lettered in dark blue; fore-edge untrimmed, top edge stained yellow; original illustrated dust jacket. Spine ends slightly pushed; mild shelf wear to binding; upper corners slightly tapped. Just a trace of scratching and rubbing to bottom edge of text block; mild discoloration from binding process at endpapers; previous owner bookplate affixed to recto of first leaf; faint spots of marginal thumbsoiling scattered occasionally throughout. Trace of wear at spine and flap fold ends; mild rubbing and soft creasing to folds; rear panel abraded, with short tear (about 1.25 inches) extending down from top edge; flaps clipped. Near fine.

    [Together with:] Towards Zero. New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1944. First U. S. edition. Octavo. [8], 242, [2, blank] pages. Publisher's brownish-gray paper-covered boards, spine and front lettered in brown; fore-edge untrimmed, others trimmed; map endpapers; original illustrated dust jacket. Spine leaning; slight wear and discoloration to spine ends and board edges. Text block faintly yellowed; a few faint scuff marks to top and bottom edges; slight residue and loss to surface of paper at front free endpaper where label(s) appear to have been removed. Nicks to jacket along edges, particularly at spine and flap fold ends, with some short tears and soft creasing at front and rear panel edges; discoloration at foot of spine panel from tape repair at verso; rubbing to exposed panels; a couple of spot stains to front panel; smudging at rear panel; creasing at folds; flaps clipped. Mild, uneven tanning at verso. Near fine book in a very good jacket.

    [And:] Remembered Death. New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1945. First U. S. edition. Octavo. [10], 209, [5, blank] pages. Publisher's light brown cloth, spine lettered in red, front stamped with publisher's device in red; fore-edge untrimmed, others trimmed; original illustrated dust jacket. Spine ends crimped and slightly worn; trace of wear at corners. Top edge of text block slightly dust-soiled; previous owner signature at front free endpaper. Crease running vertical length of jacket spine panel; faint spot of rubbing toward foot of spine panel; light wear along top edges, with a small nick and two more tiny tears at front panel; soft creasing to flap folds. Near fine. Published in England as Sparkling Cyanide.


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