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    Agatha Christie. The Mysterious Mr. Quin. New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1930. First American edition. Octavo (7.375 x 5.125 inches; 187 x 130 mm.). [8], 290 pages. Publisher's full pale pink cloth, front and spine lettered in black. Original illustrated dust jacket on yellow paper. Fore-edge untrimmed; others trimmed. Moderate shelf wear to binding; mild discoloration to cloth, with some light foxing and soiling along edges; soft bump to lower corner of rear board. Normal age toning to edges and interior of text block; top edge a bit dust-soiled; bottom edge rubbed. Endpapers fairly toned; one or two spots of marginal soiling scattered throughout interior. Mild rubbing and abrasions to exposed panels of jacket; some soft creasing at joints and flap folds; flaps clipped. One small spot of soiling at verso of front flap. Near fine book in a very nearly fine jacket.

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