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    Freeman Wills Crofts. The Cask. New York: 1924. First U. S. edition.
    Freeman Wills Crofts. The Cask. New York: Thomas Seltzer, 1924. First U. S. edition. Octavo. viii, 319, [1] pages. Publisher's brown cloth, spine and front lettered in red; all text block edges trimmed; original illustrated dust jacket. Spine ends softened, with crimping and slight wear at foot; trace of wear along bottom edges of boards; corners just a bit tapped. Text block very softly dulled; faint dust-soiling along top edge; soft creasing and previous owner penciling at front free endpaper. Mild dulling to jacket; chip about 1.5 inches square at foot of spine panel, with handful of smaller chips at head; panel folds splitting from bottom (and front panel fold at top, as well), but still sound, with short tear extending into spine panel; mild rubbing to exposed panels, with couple small spot-stains at front; folds softly creased and worn; rumpling at heads of flaps. Essentially fine book in a good jacket. A Haycraft Queen Cornerstone.


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