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    Ellery Queen. The Adventures of Ellery Queen.Problems in Deduction. New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1934. First edition. Presentation copy, inscribed by "Ellery Queen" on the front free endpaper: "To / Walter- / This gives me an opportunity / to reassure you about the / Carter Dickson (John Dickson / Carr) book. First, I have / not forgotten - the book is / still on my shelf (Orin saw / it!). But Carr has not been / available for years. However, / Carr is back in the U. S. - / he's looking for a house nearby, / and the next time I see him, / I'll get his autograph in your / book. / All the best- / "Ellery Queen" / (Fred Dannay)." Octavo. [xiv], [1]-357, [1, blank] pages. Publisher's full yellow cloth, boards and spine stamped in black. In the original publisher's dust jacket. Light rubbing, thumbsoiling to cloth binding. Ink ownership stamp (not the recipient) on the front pastedown. Text and endleaves a bit toned. Jacket has had professional restoration and repairs. Jacket spine a bit sunned. Some rubbing, wear, soiling to jacket. Overall, a very good copy with an amazing inscription.

    Queen's Quorum 90.


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    October, 2020
    15th-16th Thursday-Friday
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