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    Baroness Orczy. Skin O' My Tooth. London: 1928. First edition with an advance copy.

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    Baroness Orczy. Skin O' My Tooth. His Memoirs, by His Confidential Clerk. London: Hodder and Stoughton, [1928]. First edition. Octavo. 307, [1], [8, publisher's ads] pages. Publisher's full blue cloth, front and spine lettered in black. Original illustrated dust jacket. All edges trimmed. Barely perceptible shelf wear at extremities of binding; rippling to cloth at fore-edge of front board; a bit of soiling along joints. Normal age toning with some scattered speckles of foxing to edges of text block. Uneven toning to endpapers; previous owner gift inscription to front free endpaper. Light rubbing and a bit of soiling with some soft creasing to exposed panels of jacket; one short split each at head of front flap fold, front joint; a few areas of slight edge wear. About near fine.

    [Together with:] Skin O' My Tooth. His Memoirs, by His Confidential Clerk. London: Hodder and Stoughton, [1928]. Advance proof copy. Octavo. 307, [1], [8, publisher's ads] pages. Publisher's illustrated full-color illustrated wrappers. Top edge trimmed; others untrimmed. General wear to wrappers, particularly at edges and joints; rubbing, light soiling and some soft creasing at front and rear; backstrip foxed and creased with a bit of chipping at head and foot. Normal age toning with fairly extensive foxing at edges of text block. First and final few leaves of text block foxed. Very good. From the Otto Penzler Collection of Mystery Fiction.



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