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    Frances and Richard Lockridge. Group of Five Mr. and Mrs. North Mysteries. New York: 1941-1943. First editions, one inscribed.

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    Frances and Richard Lockridge. Murder Out of Turn. New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1941. First edition. Octavo. [viii], 294, [2, blank] pages. Publisher's purple cloth, spine and front board lettered in black, in original dust jacket. Spine ends and top edge of boards faintly dulled; crown lightly worn with a single short closed tear; tiny bump to the bottom of the rear board; corners very lightly worn. Page edges very lightly soiled with some trace foxing. Dust jacket edges worn with light chipping to spine ends, tape reinforcements on verso; rear panel lightly soiled; price-clipped. A near fine copy in a very good dust jacket.

    [Together with:] A Pinch of Poison. New York: Frederick A. Stokes, 1941. First edition, inscribed by the authors on the front free endpaper: "For / Arlene and George, / Devotedly / Frances / and Dick." [and:] Death on the Aisle. Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott, 1942. First edition. [And:] Hanged for a Sheep. Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott, 1942. First edition. [and:] Death Takes a Bow. Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott, 1943. First edition. Together, four octavo volumes. Publisher's bindings in original dust jacket. General light shelfwear; all spines but Death Takes a Bow gently leaning; small dark blemish to the front board of Death on the Aisle. Page edges lightly soiled; Hanged for a Sheep top stain faded and with previous ownership signature (offset to jacket front flap) and bookseller rubber stamp. Jacket edges lightly worn, tape reinforcement to crown of Death on the Aisle; Pinch of Poison spine panel faintly dulled; rear panels lightly soiled. Very good or better. From the KoKo Collection.

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