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    Earl Derr Biggers. Behind That Curtain. Indianapolis: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, [1928]. First edition. Octavo. [10], 377, [5, blank] pages. Publisher's yellow cloth, spine and front lettered in dark purple; all text block edges trimmed, top edge stained yellow; original illustrated dust jacket. Soiling and insect damage to cloth; wear at extremities; lettering at spine faded and rubbed. Previous owner bookplate at front pastedown. Text block edges foxed. Jacket rubbed; spine panel softly tanned; nicking at spine and flap fold ends; tidemarks at both flap folds; verso softly browned. Good.

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    December, 2019
    5th Thursday
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