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    Christopher Hale. Group of Four Lieutenant Bill French Mysteries. New York and Garden City: [various publishers,] [1935]-[1943]. First editions. Smoke Screen. New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, [1935]. First edition, stated. Octavo. 311 pages. Publisher's red-stamped beige cloth; original illustrated dust jacket. Moderate edgewear, minor soiling along joints, spine sunned, head and foot of spine pushed. Illustrated map endpapers, toned. Internally generally clean; minor intermittent soiling, minor edgewear, edges toned, fore edge untrimmed, other edges trimmed. Dust jacket unclipped (price $2.00); heavy edgewear, chipping to head and foot of spine panel, rubbed. Very good book with good dust jacket. Author's first mystery.

    [Together with]: Ghost River. Published for The Crime Club, Inc., Garden City: Doubleday, Doran & Company, 1937. First edition, stated. Octavo. 287 pages. Publisher's aqua cloth with pictorial black cloth; original illustrated dust jacket. Minor edgewear, head and foot of spine just pushed. Internally generally clean; top edge stained aqua, other edges untrimmed, minor edgewear. Dust jacket unclipped (price $2.00); minor edgewear, rubbed, small ink stamp to front flap. Very good book with very good dust jacket.

    [And]: Exit Screaming. Published for The Crime Club, Inc., Garden City: Doubleday, Doran & Company, 1942. First edition, stated. Octavo. 277 pages. Publisher's black cloth with green-stamped spine; original illustrated dust jacket. Very minor edgewear. Internally generally clean; top edge slightly darkened, other edges untrimmed, minor edgewear, minor intermittent foxing chiefly contained to edges. Dust jacket unclipped (price $2.00); minor edgewear, minor chipping to head and foot of spine panel and corners, somewhat rubbed. Very good book with very good dust jacket.

    [And]: Murder in Tow. Published for The Crime Club, Inc., Garden City: Doubleday, Doran & Company, 1943. First edition, stated. Octavo. 276 pages. Publisher's navy cloth with yellow-stamped spine; original illustrated dust jacket. Minor edgewear, head and foot of spine just pushed. Internally generally clean; top edge slightly darkened, other edges untrimmed, minor edgewear. Dust jacket unclipped (price $2.00); minor edgewear, somewhat rubbed. Very good book with very good dust jacket.


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