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    Frank L. Packard. Jimmie Dale and the Blue Envelope Murder. Garden City: Doubleday, Doran & Company, 1930. First edition. Presentation copy, inscribed on the front free endpaper: "To John P. Sawyer, Esq., / with all good / wishes and kindest / regards / Frank L. Packard / Lachine, P. Q., / Oct 13/31." Octavo. [xii], [1-291], [1, blank] pages. Publisher's full black cloth, front board and spine stamped in red. In the publisher's price-clipped dust jacket. Cloth spine a bit sunned and creased. Some rubbing, soiling to cloth binding. Endleaves toned. A few gutters overopened. Jacket spine lightly rubbed, minor rubbing to jacket panels. A good copy in a fine dust jacket. [Together with:] Frank L. Packard. The Adventures of Jimmie Dale. New York: George H. Doran Company, [1917]. First edition of the first Jimmie Dale mystery. Octavo. 468, [2, blank] pages. Publisher's full gray cloth, front board and spine stamped in white. In the original publisher's dust jacket. Jacket spine rubbed with some loss of white stamping, cloth boards lightly rubbed and thumbsoiled. Faint erasure marks to front free endpaper. Jacket edgeworn, thumbsoiled and foxed, some chipping and a few creased tears, one scuff-mark to front jacket panel. Good. [And:] Another Copy. Toronto: The Copp, Clark Co., Limited, [1917]. First Canadian edition. Octavo. 468, [2, blank] pages. Publisher's full gray cloth, front board and spine stamped in dark blue. In the original publisher's dust jacket. Jacket spine a bit toned. Light rubbing, minor soiling to cloth boards. Faint soiling to edge of text block. Two small tape repairs to jacket verso. Some rubbing, thumbsoiling, edgewear to jacket. Very good. [And:] Frank L. Packard. The Further Adventures of Jimmie Dale. New York: George H. Doran Company, [1919]. First edition. Octavo. 340, [4, blank] pages. Publisher's full gray cloth, front board and spine stamped in dark blue. In the publisher's dust jacket. Cloth spine worn, creased, and rolled. Binding soiled, worn, and bumped. Previous owner's ink stamps on endleaves. Edge of text block soiled. Jacket with tape repairs to verso. Jacket worn, chipped (with a large chip missing from the rear jacket panel with significant loss of text), soiled, and with several tears. Fair. [And:] Another copy. New York: George H. Doran Company, [1919]. Sample copy. Octavo. 16 pages. Publisher's full gray cloth, front board and rear board stamped in dark blue (stamping on rear board mimics that of the intended stamping on the spine of the trade edition). Binding rubbed, soiled, and somewhat worn. Very good. [And:] Frank L. Packard. Jimmie Dale and the Phantom Clue. New York: George H. Doran Company, [1922]. First edition. Octavo. 301, [3, blank] pages. Publisher's full gray cloth, front board and spine stamped in dark blue. In the publisher's dust jacket. Cloth spine rubbed, with some minor loss to dark blue on spine. Boards rubbed, soiled. Jacket worn, thumbsoiled, with some chipping and several short tears. Good. [And:] Frank L. Packard. Jimmie Dale and the Missing Hour. Garden City: The Crime Club, Inc., 1935. First edition. Octavo. 310 pages. Publisher's full black cloth, front board and spine stamped in green. In the original publisher's dust jacket. Cloth spine a bit toned. Cloth binding rubbed, thumbsoiled. Endleaves a bit toned and foxed, bookseller's ticket on rear pastedown. Minor occasional foxing in text. Jacket worn, chipped, soiled, with several tears. Fair.

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