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    A. E. W. Mason. The Witness for the Defense. London: [1913]. First edition.
    A. E. W. Mason. The Witness for the Defense. London: Hodder and Stoughton, [1913]. First edition. Octavo. viii, 312 pages. Publisher's light blue cloth, spine lettered in gilt, front in black; top and fore-edge trimmed; original dust jacket on light blue paper, with illustrated paper label affixed to front. Spine skewed; foot of spine slightly rolled; trace of wear at both spine ends; light wear along top and bottom edges of boards; corners tapped. Text block dulled just a shade. Jacket sunned at spine panel, less so at front and rear panels, with general light rubbing; chipping and nicking along edges; top edges rumpled; front panel and flap folds split with half or less of fold remaining; other two folds worn and creased. Near fine book in a good jacket.

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