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    Bruce Hamilton. Group of Three "Suspenseful" Mystery Fiction Novels. Garden City and London: Various publishers, 1930-1958. First editions. Too Much of Water signed by the author. To Be Hanged. Published for The Crime Club, Inc., Garden City: Doubleday, Doran & Co., Inc., 1930. First American edition. Octavo. 296 pages. Publisher's red-stamped black cloth; original illustrated dust jacket. Corners jus bumped, minor edgewear, head and foot of spine just pushed. Red endpapers with Crime Club logo printed in white. Internally clean; top edge trained red and somewhat faded, minor wear to edges. Dust jacket with no price listed; minor edgewear, small open tear to back panel, toned. Very good book with very good dust jacket.

    [Together with]: Traitor's Way. London: Cresset Press, [1938]. First edition stated, "presentation edition" stamped to copyright page. Octavo. 252 pages. Publisher's pumpkin cloth with stamped spine; original illustrated dust jacket. Minor edgewear, soiled and rubbed, lettering on spine darkened and rubbed. Endpapers slightly foxed. Internally generally clean; minor intermittent foxing and soiling chiefly contained to edges, minor wear to edges. Dust jacket unclipped (7/60; moderate edgewear, chipping to head and foot of spine panel and corners, spine sunned 1-inch closed tear to back panel, several small open tears along top edge, somewhat worn and soiled, some dampstaining. Good book with good dust jacket.

    [And]: Too Much of Water. London: Cresset Press, 1958. First edition. Signed by the author to the title page. Publisher's red cloth with gilt-lettered spine; original illustrate dust jacket. Corners just bumped, head and foot of spine just pushed, minor edgewear. Internally generally clean; gift inscription to copyright page, minor intermittent foxing chiefly contained to front and back of text block and edges. Dust jacket unclipped (15/-); minor edgewear, minor chipping to head and foot of spine panel, spine sunned, soiling to back panel, foxed on verso. Very good book with good dust jacket.

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