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    C. St. John Sprigg. Set of Three C. St. John Sprigg Mysteries. London and Garden City: Various Publishers, 1934-1935. First Editions. C. St. John Sprigg. The Perfect Alibi. Published for The Crime Club, Inc., Garden City: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., 1934. First American Edition. Octavo. 304 pp. Publisher's black cloth with pictorial red-stamped spine; with original illustration dust jacket. Corners bumped; rubbed overall. Endpapers toned; slightly foxed. Internally generally clean; some dampstaining in gutters; top-edge stained red, some edgewear. Dust jacket unclipped ($2.00); moderate edgewear; chipping in head and foot of spine, spine panel sunned; soiled overall; rubbed overall. Very good book with fair dust jacket.

    [Together with]: The Corpse with the Sunburnt Face. London: Thomas Nelson & Sons Ltd, [1935]. First Edition. Octavo. 295 pp. Publisher's bright orange cloth with grey-stamped spine; with original illustrated dust jacket. Very minor edgewear. Endpapers slightly toned; rear hinge just starting. Internally generally clean; minor soiling and wear on edges. Dust jacket clipped and stamped to the front flap with discount 2/6 price; moderate edgewear; chipping in head and foot of spine panel; some soiling on back panel; front panel partially torn at hinge; a little toned overall. Very good book with good dust jacket.

    [Together with]: Death of an Airman. Published for The Crime Club, Inc., Garden City: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., 1935. First American Edition. Octavo. 306 pp. Minor edgewear. Endpapers slightly toned. Internally generally clean; top-edge stained green, other edges untrimmed; minor soiling page 188-189. Dust jacket unclipped ($2.00); moderate edgewear; spine panel sunned; rubbed overall; very minor foxing on verso. Very book with good dust jacket.

    NOTE: updated to reflect The Corpse with the Sunburnt Face dust jacket is clipped with a stamped discount price of 2/6.


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