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    Anthony Berkeley. Not to Be Taken. A Puzzle in Poison. London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1939. First edition. Octavo (7.25 x 4.75 inches; 185 x 122 mm.). 252, [4] pages. Publisher's light blue cloth, front and spine lettered in black; all edges of the text block trimmed; in the original illustrated dust jacket. Minor shelf wear at extremities of binding; slight discoloration at backstrip; corners gently bumped; spine ends a bit softened. Normal mild age toning to edges and interior of text block; top edge a bit soiled. Soft toning and rubbing to jacket, with a few small splashes and spots of soiling; light wear at joint and flap folds; handful of short closed tears along top edge; short split starting at bottom of front joint. Verso mildly toned with two tape repairs at top edge. Very good. From the Otto Penzler Collection of Mystery Fiction.

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