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    Arthur B. Reeve. Group of Five Craig Kennedy Novels. New York: [1923-1926]. First editions.

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    Arthur B. Reeve. Craig Kennedy Listens In. Adventures of Craig Kennedy, Scientific Detective. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1923. First edition. [Together with:] Atavar. A Craig Kennedy Novel. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1924. First edition. [And:] Craig Kennedy on the Farm. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1925. First edition. [And:] The Fourteen Points. Tales of Craig Kennedy: Master of Mystery. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1925. First edition. [And:] Pandora. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1926. First edition. Five volumes. Octavo. Various paginations. Full publisher's cloth; three volumes in black with fronts and spines lettered in gilt (one with a blind-stamped silhouette of a man at front); two volumes in navy, one stamped in red at front and spine, the other stamped in blue and red-orange. Original illustrated dust jackets. All edges trimmed; top edge of Pandora stained faintly red. Mild shelf wear at extremities of bindings; general mild soiling, particularly at top edges; a few slight bumps to board edges and corners; mild rubbing to backstrip of Fourteen Points. Dust-soiling to top edges of text blocks; Fourteen Points and On the Farm with "Office File Copy" stamps at top edges; speckling to top edge of Listens In; remaining edges with normal age toning and occasional spot-staining. Small amount of chipping with mild edge wear and fraying to jackets, most with fairly minimal paper loss; some general rubbing and spot-soiling; a few short tears from edges with some soft creasing; a few spine panels lightly sunned; some slight weakening at joint and flap folds; splitting from top ends of joint folds at On the Farm, with "Office File Copy" stamp to spine panel; two sets of flaps clipped. About near fine to near fine. From the Otto Penzler Collection of Mystery Fiction.



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