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    David Hume. Group of Eight Collins Books. London: 1934-1945. First editions.
    David Hume. They Called Him Death. London: Collins, 1934. First edition. [Together with:] Bring ‘Em Back Dead! London: Collins, [1936]. First edition. [And:] Corpses Never Argue. London: Collins, [1938]. First edition. [And:] Requiem for Rogues. London: Collins, 1942. First edition. [And:] Dishonour Among Thieves. London: Collins, 1943. First edition. [And:] Toast to a Corpse. London: Collins, 1944. First edition. [And:] Come Back for the Body. London: Collins, 1945. First edition. [And:] They Never Come Back. London: Collins, 1945. First edition. Eight volumes. Octavo. Various paginations. Publisher's dark red cloth, spines lettered in silver; all text block edges trimmed; original illustrated dust jackets. Part or all of several bindings faded and discolored; vast majority of spine ends pushed, some with tiny splits or showing a bit of wear; traces of wear and bumping along edges and at corners. Text blocks slightly dulled; one foxed around edges; dust-soiling along top edges; two previous owner signatures at front free endpapers; occasional spot of soiling to interiors. Jackets rubbed with a bit of soiling and some dulling; edge wear resulting in tears, rumpling, and some nicking and chipping, especially at spine and flap fold ends, often reinforced with clear tape at verso; two jackets price-clipped; a few versos lightly foxed or spotted. Very good to near fine.


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