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    Arthur Morrison. Pair of Martin Hewitt Books. London and New York: 1895-1896. First and first U. S. editions.
    Arthur Morrison. Chronicles of Martin Hewitt. Being the Second Series of the Adventures of Martin Hewitt: Investigator. London: Ward, Lock & Bowden, 1895. First edition. Octavo. [8], 322, [6, ads] pages. Full-page illustrations by D. Murray Smith. Publisher's red cloth, spine and front stamped in gilt; text block edges untrimmed. Spine ends softly rolled and just beginning to show a trace of wear; backstrip dulled; text block rubbed with a few small scratches and faint smudges of soiling; minor wear along bottom edges; corners tapped. Text block edges dulled with age; top edge dust-soiled; remaining edges faintly foxed; endpapers foxed; hinges cracking but still sound; embossed stamp at front free endpaper; fairly pale foxing and occasional spot of thumbsoiling scattered throughout interior. Very good. Continuation of the Queen's Quorum title. Goldstone bookplate at front pastedown.

    [Together with:] Chronicles of Martin Hewitt. New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1896. First U. S. edition. Octavo. [4], iii, [1], 267, [1], [14, publisher's catalog] pages. Publisher's light blue cloth, spine stamped in gilt and dark blue, front stamped in red and dark blue; all text block edges trimmed. Backstrip faded; light wear at spine ends; foot of spine slightly pushed; minimal wear along joints; some faint spots of discoloration to boards; mild wear along bottom edges and at corners. Text block softly dulled with age; top edge dust-soiled; a few specks of staining to remaining edges; small inked stamp at front free endpaper. Near fine.


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