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    Freeman Wills Crofts. Fear Comes to Chalfont. New York: 1942. First U. S. edition. Inscribed.
    Freeman Wills Crofts. Fear Comes to Chalfont. New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1942. First U. S. edition. Inscribed: "To Aunt Flo. / With Love. / Freeman W. Crofts / 16th February 1943." Octavo. [10], 270 pages. Publisher's salmon cloth, spine lettered in black, front stamped in black with Red Badge logo; fore-edge untrimmed; original illustrated dust jacket. Slight lean to spine; spine ends mildly discolored and rolled, with handful of pencil marks and general light rippling to backstrip; faint spots of discoloration to boards, handful of soft abrasions; soft taps to edges and one corner; trace of wear along bottom edges. Text block softly dulled with age, particularly at edges; a bit of minor soiling and scratching along top edge; couple spots of foxing at fore-edge; trace of rubbing, foxing, and abrasions at bottom; some very faint foxing to endpapers; crease to board visible at rear pastedown. Minimal wear to jacket spine ends; single crease running vertical length of spine panel; very minor rubbing to front and rear panels; soft creasing and light wear to flap folds. Near fine.


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