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    Melville Davisson Post. The Strange Schemes of Randolph Mason. New York: 1896. First edition.

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    Melville Davisson Post. The Strange Schemes of Randolph Mason. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1896. First edition. Octavo. [2, ads], [vi], 280 pages. Publisher's light brown cloth, spine lettered in green, front board decoratively stamped in green and white. Very gentle spine lean; backstrip dulled; light wear to edges and joints; trace minor soiling. Previous owner's signature on verso of front endpaper; bookplate. Near fine, housed in a custom clamshell case. Card with author's signature laid in (apparently once tipped in a different volume). Queen's Quorum 20 ("...introduced the first 'criminal' lawyer. Randolph Mason was an important an historic innovation."). Ex-Lawrence M. Solomon, sold in his sale at Swann.



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    September, 2017
    14th Thursday
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