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    Dorothy L. Sayers. Have His Carcase. London: Victor Gollancz Ltd, 1932. First edition. Octavo (7.75 x 4.875 inches; 184 x 124 mm.). 448 pages. Publisher's full black cloth, spine lettered in red. Original dust jacket printed on yellow paper. All text block edges trimmed. Virtually no shelf wear to binding; soft crease running vertical length of spine; very slight wear to bottom end of spine; a bit of dust along top edge. Normal age yellowing to edges and interior of text block. Uneven toning to endpapers; hinges just starting to split but still sound. Exposed panels of jacket somewhat sunned, with a bit of rubbing and soiling; wear at edges and creases with some paper loss at spine and flap fold ends; one short tear from bottom edge of front panel; small damp-stain and a fair amount of thumb-soiling at rear panel. Tape repairs at verso at each end of spine; fairly mild uneven toning. The seventh novel with Lord Peter Wimsey and the second featuring Harriet Vane from this Queen's Quorum and Haycraft Queen Cornerstone author.

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