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    [William Russell] "Waters." Recollections of a Detective Police-Officer. London: 1856. First English edition. Twelvemo. 309, [1, printer's statement], [2, blank] pages (note: lacking engraved frontispiece present in a copy we sold in pictorial boards in a previous auction). Contemporary half calf in marbled paper-covered boards, spine tooled in gilt and blind with red leather spine label, boards decoratively ruled in blind; all text block edges trimmed and sprinkled red; light brown endpapers. Fairly light wear and scuffing to calf; boards rubbed; edge wear resulting in boards peeking through calf and paper; corners tapped. Text block edges dulled, with some light soiling along top edge. Very good. Queen's Quorum 2. A Haycraft Queen Cornerstone.

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    Auction Dates
    October, 2020
    15th-16th Thursday-Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 11
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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