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    Fergus Hume. Group of Six John Long Books. London: 1902-1908. First editions.
    Fergus Hume. Woman. The Sphinx. London: John Long, 1902. First edition. [Together with:] The Jade Eye. London: John Long, 1903. First edition. [And:] The Silver Bullet. London: John Long, [1903]. First edition. [And:] The Lonely Church. London: John Long, 1904. First edition. [And:] The Secret Passage. London: John Long, [1905]. First edition. [And:] The Green Mummy. London: John Long, [1908]. First edition. Six volumes. Octavo. Various paginations. Five volumes in publisher's red cloth, one in brown, spines lettered in gilt, fronts stamped in black and a range of pale colors (yellow, white, light green, light orange, etc.); bottom edges of text blocks untrimmed. Spine ends pushed or bumped, some just starting to fray or split; general rubbing and light soiling to backstrips, with occasional small gouge, backstrip of Green Mummy a bit discolored; boards rubbed, with a moderate amount of spot-soiling and discoloration; some slight edge wear; majority of corners bumped, some with boards peeking through cloth. Text blocks softly dulled with age, particularly along edges; occasional foxing or spot-soiling to edges; speckles of foxing to a couple of sets of endpapers; Lonely Church with previous owner inscription at front free endpaper; most text block interiors with occasional, mostly marginal foxing scattered throughout. Very good.


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