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    Andrew Soutar. Pair of Crime Fiction Novels. Various cities: Macaulay; Hutchinson & Co., [1934]-[N.D. but 1941]. Including a first edition. Kharduni. A Mystery of the Secret Service. New York: Macaulay, [1934]. First edition. Octavo. 256 pages. Publisher's black-stamped beige cloth; original illustrated dust jacket. Minor edgewear, foot of spine pushed. Internally clean; minor soiling on edges. Dust jacket unclipped (popular priced edition 75 cents, $2.00 marked out); moderate edgewear, Two 1-inch closed tears in front panel, some soiling on back panel. Very good book with very good dust jacket.

    Motive for the Crime. London and Melbourne: Hutchinson & Co., Ltd., [N.D. but ca. 1941]. Octavo. 192, 32 (publisher's catalog, dated Spring 1941) pages. Publisher's black-stamped orange cloth; original illustrated dust jacket. Minor edgewear, spine sunned, spine cocked. Endpapers mildly foxed. Internally generally clean; minor foxing chiefly contained to edges, text block toned. Dust jacket clipped; moderate edgewear, chipping to head and foot of spine and corners, several small open tears to front panel, somewhat rubbed. Very good book with very good dust jacket.


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