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    Anna Katharine Green. Masterpieces of Mystery. New York: 1913. First edition, together with a first edition of Initials Only.

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    Anna Katharine Green. Masterpieces of Mystery. New York: Dodd, Mead and Company, 1913. First edition. Octavo. [4], 428 pages. Publisher's full red cloth; front and spine lettered in white. Original illustrate dust jacket. All edges trimmed. A touch of darkening to binding edges; minimal amount of edge wear; spine ends slightly pushed. Top edge of text block faintly dust-soiled; regular age toning to remaining edges and interior. Rubbing and toning to exposed panels of dust jacket; a few small chips at spine panel and flap fold ends; a few very short tears at edges with soft creasing from small bumps, nicks. Near fine in an about near fine jacket. Queen's Quorum 54.

    [Together with:] Initials Only. New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1911. First edition. Octavo. [8], 356 pages. Full-color frontispiece on coated paper by Arthur I. Keller; in-text plans. Publisher's full red cloth; front and spine lettered in white; front stamped in blind. Original illustrated dust jacket. All edges trimmed. Barely perceptible shelf wear at extremities of binding; corners slightly bumped. A few interior leaves roughly opened at fore-edge. Chipping and fraying at jacket edges, most pronounced at spine ends with some loss to lettering at top; a bit of insect damage at bottoms of flap folds; a touch of rubbing. Near fine book in a very good jacket. From the Otto Penzler Collection of Mystery Fiction.



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