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    Elisabeth Sanxay Holding. Group of Five Detective Fiction Novels. New York: Various publishers, 1930-1942. First editions. Kill Joy is an advanced review copy with ownership of Dorothy B. Hughes. Dark Power. New York: Vanguard Press, [1930]. First edition. [Together with]: The Strange Crime in Bermuda. New York: Dodd, Mead & Co., 1937. First edition. [And]: The Obstinate Murderer. New York: Dodd, Mead & Co., 1938. First edition. [And]: Who's Afraid? New York: Duell, Sloan & Pearce, [1940]. First edition. [And]: Kill Joy. New York: Duell, Sloan & Pearce, [1942]. First edition. Advance review copy with publisher's slip laid in and penciled ownership of Dorothy B. Hughes, American crime writer, to front free endpaper recto.

    Octavo. 242; 256; 223; 265; 281 pages. Publisher's stamped cloth. Corners just bumped, minor edgewear, head and foot of spines just pushed. Endpapers unevenly toned. Internally generally clean; pages unevenly toned, fore edges untrimmed, minor edgewear. Dust jackets unclipped ($2.00); moderate edgewear, chipping to head and foot of spine panels, somewhat creased and soiled, somewhat rubbed. Very good books with good to very good dust jackets.


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