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    August Derleth. Group of Five Books. New York and Sauk City: 1939-1965. First editions. Each inscribed by the author. August Derleth. Sentence Deferred. New York: 1939. First edition. Inscribed. [Together with:] The Seven Who Waited. New York: 1943. First edition. Inscribed. [And:] Three Problems for Solar Pons. Sauk City, Wisconsin: 1952. First edition. Inscribed. [And:] Death by Design. [New York: 1953]. First edition. Inscribed. [And:] The Adventure of the Orient Express. New York: 1965. First edition. Inscribed. With Eden Phillpotts Autograph Letter Signed laid in. Five volumes. Octavo. Various paginations. Four volumes in publisher's cloth, one in original pictorial wrappers; original illustrated dust jackets. Minor shelf wear and dust soiling at extremities of bindings; edge wear to volume in wrappers; mild bumping and soiling to boards of Seven Who Waited. Endpapers and text blocks softly dulled; top edges dust-soiled. Minor rubbing and tanning to jackets; a couple exhibiting a trace of edge wear. Very good to near fine.

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    October, 2020
    15th-16th Thursday-Friday
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