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    Dorothy L. Sayers. Group of Four Harcourt, Brace and Company Books. New York: [1936-1940]. First U. S. editions.
    Dorothy L. Sayers. Gaudy Night. New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, [1936]. First U. S. edition. [Together with:] Busman's Honeymoon. A Love Story with Detective Interruptions. New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, [1937]. First U. S. edition, purple jacket variant. [And:] Busman's Honeymoon. A Love Story with Detective Interruptions. New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, [1937]. First U. S. edition, orange jacket variant. [And:] In the Teeth of the Evidence. And Other Stories. New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, [1940]. First U. S. edition. Four volumes. Octavo. Various paginations. Three volumes in publisher's black cloth, spines and fronts lettered in blue or purple, one volume in publisher's blue cloth, spine and front lettered in white; all text block edges trimmed; original illustrated dust jackets. Spine ends crimped and showing just a trace of wear; soft rubbing to boards, visible in raking light; trace of wear along bottom edges and at corners. Text blocks a bit dulled from age; top edges of a couple of text blocks dusty; rubbing at bottom edges toward corners; endpapers unevenly tanned from binding process; previous owner signature at front free endpaper and bookseller stamping and penciling at rear free endpaper of one volume. Little to no wear at jacket edges, purple issue jacket most pronounced with a bit of mild nicking and creasing at spine and flap fold ends; occasional light wear and creasing along spine panels and at panel folds; shadow of tape residue visible at front panel of purple issue jacket. Near fine.


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