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    Frederick Irving Anderson. Adventures of the Infallible Godahl. New York: Thomas Y. Crowell Company, 1914. First edition. Octavo (7.25 x 4.875 inches; 184 x 125 mm.). [8], 241, [1] pages; frontispiece and seven additional illustrated plates on coated paper inserted throughout. Publisher's light blue cloth, front and spine lettered in orange with blind-stamped panel pattern; all edges of the text block edges trimmed; in the original illustrated dust jacket. Very minor shelf wear at spine ends and corners of binding. Normal age toning to edges of text block; a bit of speckling along top and bottom edges. A bit of toning and rubbing, with a handful of soft creases, to exposed panels of dust jacket; some chipping at head of spine and rear panels (some loss to text), with minimal paper loss along bottom edge and small hole at rear joint fold; split along front flap fold extending about halfway up. A few tape repairs at verso closing tears mostly invisible at recto. A near fine book in a very good jacket. Anderson's first mystery collection. Uncommon, especially so in jacket, with no jacketed copies listed in Rare Book Hub. From the Otto Penzler Collection of Mystery Fiction.

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    6th Wednesday
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