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    Anthony Berkeley. Trial and Error. London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1937. First edition. Octavo (7.5 x 4.875 inches; 190 x 124 mm.). 257, [1] pages. Publisher's light blue cloth, front and spine lettered in black; all edges of the text block trimmed; in the original dust jacket. Very mild shelf wear at extremities of binding; spine ends gently pushed. A bit of light rubbing to edges of text block. Minor rubbing and some light soiling to exposed panels of jacket, with a partial faint coffee ring on the front panel; a handful of tiny chips, mostly at spine and flap fold ends; a few short tears from edges of rear panels; light fraying with a few shorter tears at bottom of front panel. Verso gently toned. Near fine in a very good jacket. Adrian Homer Goldstone's copy with his bookplate on the front pastedown, with a previous owner bookplate beneath it. A Haycraft Queen Cornerstone. From the Otto Penzler Collection of Mystery Fiction.

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