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    Cornell Woolrich. Trio of First Editions. Titles include: Rendezvous in Black. New York, Toronto: Rinehart & Company, Inc., [1948]. Octavo, boards. Boards rubbed at spine ends and corner tips, tiny scuff mark to front cover, a very good copy in good dust jacket with wear at edges, shallow loss at spine ends and corner tips, rubbing along folds, internal tape mend at upper spine end, external tape mend (which has yellowed) at upper edge of rear flap. The publisher's $2.00 printed price is intact on front flap. [and:] Beyond the Night. New York: Avon Book Division, [1959]. Avon #T-354. Paperback original. Small octavo, pictorial wrappers. Slight spine roll and one signature a bit proud from excess binding glue applied to spine, some rubbing and a small nick to top edge of rear cover, a bright, good or better copy. [and:] The Best of William Irish. Philadelphia and New York: J. B. Lippincott Company, n.d. [1960]. Writing as pseudonym "William Irish". Octavo, light blue green boards printed in dark green. Attractive private bookplate affixed to front paste-down. A fine copy in good or better dust jacket. with wear and and shallow chipping at edges, latter largely at spine ends, 20 x 15 mm v-chip from top edge of front panel, 20 mm closed tear to same, several nicks at top edge of rear panel, and some separation along front flap fold. The publisher's $3.45 printed price on the front flap is present.

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    Beyond the Night. No hardcover edition. Collection of six stories, most from the pulps. "My Lips Destroy" is a heavily revised version of "Vampire's Honeymoon" a short story first published in HORROR STORIES, August 1939. 

    The Best of William Irish. An omnibus volume collecting two novels, PHANTOM LADY and DEADLINE AT DAWN, and the six stories in AFTER DINNER STORY, including "Rear Window." 

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