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    Ed McBain [Pseudonym of Salvatore A. Lombino; also known as Evan Hunter, Hunt Collins, Richard Marten, Curt Cannon, Ezra Hannon, and John Abbott]. Set of Four Ed McBain Mysteries. London and New York: Various Publishers, 1958-1972. First Editions. Ed McBain. Cop Hater. London and New York: T.V. Boardman & Company Limited, 1958. Presumed First Edition, American Bloodhound No. 237. Octavo. 189 pp., [3] pp. (publisher's ads). Publisher's black-stamped orange cloth; with scarce original illustrated dust jacket. Minor edgewear; spine slightly sunned. Endpapers slightly toned. Minor intermittent foxing, chiefly contained to edges; top-edge slightly darkened. Dust jacket with minor edgewear; a little chipping in head of spine panel; minor soiling on back panel; a little rubbed overall. Very good book with very good dust jacket.

    [Together with]: The Mugger. London and New York: T.V. Boardman & Company Limited, 1959. Presumed First Edition, American Bloodhound No. 254. Octavo. 189 pp., [3] pp. (publisher's ads). Publisher's black-stamped orange cloth; with original illustrated dust jacket. Minor edgewear; margins of front and back board toned. Endpapers slightly foxed; front hinge just starting. Internally generally clean; top-edge slightly darkened; minor intermittent foxing. Dust jacket with minor edgewear; some chipping at foot of spine panel; minor soiling on back panel; minor foxing verso; a little rubbed overall. Very good book with good dust jacket.

    [Together with]: Give the Boys a Great Big Hand. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1960. First Edition, First Printing, Advanced Review Copy. Octavo. 218 pp. Publisher's red and black cloth with black-stamped spine; with original illustrated dust jacket. Internally generally clean; entire text block toned. Dust jacket with minor edgewear; some soiling on back panel; rubbed overall. Publisher's advanced review copy notice laid in. Very good book with very good dust jacket.

    [Together with]: Ed McBain. Runaway Black. London: White Lion Publishers Limited, 1972. First Edition, White Lion Publishers. Octavo. 160 pp. Publisher's red cloth with gilt-stamped spine; with original illustrated dust jacket. Printed endpapers; bookplate to front free endpaper recto. Internally clean; top-edge slightly darkened. Dust jacket with minor edgewear; spine panel slightly sunned; some soiling on back panel; a little rubbed overall. Very good book with good dust jacket.


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