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    Dorothy L. Sayers. Gaudy Night. London: 1935. First edition.
    Dorothy L. Sayers. Gaudy Night. London: Victor Gollancz Ltd, 1935. First edition. Octavo. 483, [1] pages. Publisher's black cloth, spine lettered in gilt; all text block edges trimmed; original jacket printed on yellow paper. Foot of spine pushed, light wear at head and foot; trace of rubbing at joints and along bottom edges. Text block very slightly dulled; tiny amount of dust along top edge. Jacket spine panel lightly sunned and speckled, with mild wear at ends and just a bit of nicking at head; top edges of front and rear panels slightly worn, with some soft creasing and a bit of discoloration; very light rubbing at rear panel. Very nearly fine. DNB ("Sayers's best work of fiction").

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