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    Helen Joan Hultman. Group of Three Mysteries. New York: Various publishers, 1929-[1939]. First editions. Ready for Death signed and inscribed by the author. Find the Woman. Published for The Crime Club, Inc., Garden City: Doubleday, Doran & Company, 1929. First edition, stated. Octavo. 264 pages. Publisher's red-stamped black cloth; original illustrated dust jacket. Minor edgewear. Internally generally clean; top edge darkened, minor edgewear. Dust jacket unclipped ($2.00); heavy edgewear, rubbed, reinforced on verso with archival tape. Very good book with good dust jacket.

    [Together with]: Death at Windward Hill. New York: The Fiction League, 1931. Presumed first edition. Octavo. 313 pages. Publisher's dark blue-stamped blue cloth; original illustrated dust jacket. Minor edgewear, bottom edge of boards slightly toned. Internally generally clean; top edge stained red, minor edgewear. Dust jacket unclipped (no price listed); moderate edgewear, chipping to head and foot of spine panel, spine sunned, rubbed, reinforced on verso with clear tape. Very good book with very good dust jacket.

    [Together with]: Ready for Death. New York: Phoenix Press, [1939]. First edition. Signed and inscribed by the author to the front free endpaper, "Gentle readers, / Don't beware. / Hope this yarn / will lift your hair! / Helen Joan." Octavo. 253 pages. Publisher's red-stamped yellow cloth; original illustrated dust jacket. Minor edgewear, minor soiling to front board and along joints. Endpapers toned, gift inscription to front free endpaper recto. Internally generally clean; top edge stained red, other edges untrimmed, minor soiling on edges, text block slightly toned in margins. Dust jacket clipped; moderate edgewear, minor chipping to head and foot of spine panel, 1-inch tear in back panel at fold, somewhat rubbed. Very good book with very good dust jacket.


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