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DescriptionLeslie Charteris. Group of Three Crime Club Books. Garden City: 1934, 1935, and 1936. First American editions.
Leslie Charteris. The Misfortunes of Mr. Teal. The New Saint Book. Garden City: The Crime Club, Inc., 1934. First American edition. Octavo. , 326 pages. Publisher's full black cloth, spine stamped in red. Original illustrated dust jacket. Top edge trimmed and stained red; others untrimmed. Spine slightly skewed; moderate shelf wear, bumping, and rubbing to binding; spine ends pushed; cloth a bit soiled; crease to front board visible through to front pastedown. Normal age toning to edges and interior of text block; top edge a bit faded and dust-soiled. Occasional faint thumbsoiling scattered at margins throughout. Very mild rubbing to exposed panels of jacket with a bit of minor color loss at folds and spine ends; flaps clipped. About very good book in very nearly fine jacket.
[Together with:] The Saint in New York. Garden City: The Crime Club, Inc., 1935. First American edition. Octavo. , x, , 302 pages. Publisher's full black cloth, spine stamped in yellow. Original illustrated dust jacket. Top edge trimmed and stained yellow; others untrimmed. Mild shelf wear at extremities of binding; a few soft bumps; cloth lightly rubbed and a bit dusty. Very faint age toning to edges and interior of text block. A handful of small spots of soiling scattered throughout at margins; one or two instances of previous dog-earing. Exposed panels of jacket slightly rubbed and edge-worn with soft vertical crease running length of spine panel. About near fine.
[And:] Saint Overboard. Garden City: The Crime Club, Inc., 1936. First American edition. Octavo. , 298 pages. Publisher's full red cloth; spine lettered in black; front stamped in black with figure of the Saint. Original illustrated dust jacket. Top edge trimmed and stained red; others untrimmed. Minimal shelf wear at extremities of binding; bumps to board edges resulting in small tear to cloth at bottom of rear board; spine ends pushed; a tiny amount of soiling to front board. Very light age toning to edges and interior of text block; top edge a bit dusty. One or two marginal spots of soiling to interior. Edge wear to jacket, resulting on some chipping and fraying along edges of exposed panels; mild rubbing and light soiling. Two tape repairs at spine ends of jacket verso. Near fine.
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