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    H. C. Bailey. Group of Three Gollancz Books. London: 1937, 1938, and 1939. First editions.

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    H. C. Bailey. Clunk's Claimant. London: Victor Gollancz Ltd, 1937. First edition. Octavo. 318 pages. Publisher's full black cloth, spine lettered in red. Original dust jacket printed in red and black on yellow paper. All edges trimmed. Minor shelf wear at extremities of binding; faint rubbing and soiling to cloth; a touch of bubbling around joints. Normal age toning to edges and interior of text block. Jacket spine panel sunned; general mild rubbing, soiling to exposed panels of jacket; a bit of edge wear with minimal paper loss at spine and flap fold ends; top edge slightly frayed; tiny hole at spine panel. About near fine.

    [Together with:] This is Mr. Fortune. London: Victor Gollancz Ltd, 1938. First edition. Octavo. 285, [1] page. Publisher's full black cloth, spine lettered in red. Original dust jacket printed in red and black on yellow paper. All edges trimmed. Minimal shelf wear at extremities of binding; spine ends slightly pushed; a small amount of rubbing to boards. Normal age toning with a bit of scuffing to edges of text block. Previous owner signature to front free endpaper. Mild sunning, rubbing and soiling to jacket, with a handful of scratches at spine panel; wear to edges and folds, with a few small chips at spine and flap fold ends; tape mend at base of spine. Several tape repairs and reinforcements along edges and folds. Very nearly fine book in a very good jacket.

    [And:] The Great Game. London: Victor Gollancz Ltd, 1939. First edition. Octavo. 287, [1] pages. Publisher's black cloth, spine lettered in red. Original dust jacket printed in red and black on yellow paper. All edges trimmed. Minimal shelf wear at extremities of binding; spine ends very gently pushed with slight crease running vertical length of spine. Top edge of text block a bit dust-soiled; normal age toning to edges and interior of text block. Sunning to exposed panels of jacket, particularly at spine; general light rubbing and soiling; a bit of wear along edges and folds with some light fraying and paper loss at spine and flap fold ends. Faint rubbing and toning to verso. Near fine.



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