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    Elsa Barker. Group of Three "Dexter Drake" Mysteries. New York: J.H. Sears & Co.; Sears Publishing Co., [1928]-[1930]. First editions. The Cobra Candlestick. New York: J.H. Sears & Co., Inc., [1928]. First edition. Octavo. 293 pages. Publisher's orange-stamped navy cloth; original illustrate dust jacket. Minor edgewear, head and foot of spine pushed. Ink ownership to front free endpaper recto. Internally clean; top edge trimmed and stained orange, other edges untrimmed, minor edgewear, top edge darkened. Dust jacket unclipped ($2.00); moderate edgewear, chipping to head and foot of spine panel, spine sunned, uneven open tear to front panel, closed tears along edges of spine panel, somewhat rubbed, reinforced on verso with cello tape, series Detective's name incorrectly printed as "Dexter Blake" to front flap. Very good book with good dust jacket.

    [Together with]: The C.I.D. of Dexter Drake. New York: J.H. Sears & Co., Inc., [1929]. First edition. Octavo. 302 pages. Publisher's orange-stamped navy cloth; original illustrated dust jacket. Minor edgewear, foot of spine just pushed. Internally clean; top edge trimmed and stained orange, other edges untrimmed. Dust jacket unclipped ($2.00); minor edgewear, minor chipping to head and foot of spine, spine sunned, approximately 2 x 2.5-inch closed tear to front panel, repaired on verso with brown paper tape. Very good book with very good dust jacket.

    [And]: The Redman Cave Murder. New York: Sears Publishing Co., Inc., [1930]. First edition. Octavo. 284 pages. Publisher's blue-stamped red cloth; original illustrated dust jacket. Minor edgewear, head and foot of spine pushed, endpapers with some offsetting. Internally generally clean; top edge trimmed and darkened, other edges untrimmed, minor edgewear. Dust jacket unclipped ($2.00); minor edgewear, minor chipping to head of spine panel and corners, spine sunned, somewhat soiled. Very good book with very good dust jacket.


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