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    G. K. Chesterton. Pair of Cassell and Company Books. London: 1925-1929. First edition.

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    G. K. Chesterton. Tales of the Long Bow. London: Cassell and Company, Ltd, 1925. First edition. Octavo. [8], 309, [1] pages. Publisher's full green cloth; front and spine stamped in navy blue; paper label with publisher's device affixed to front. Original illustrated dust jacket. Bottom edge untrimmed; other edges trimmed. Minor shelf wear at extremities of binding; spine ends pushed and just starting to fray a bit. Normal light age toning to edges and interior of text block; mild dust-soiling to top edge; some bumps and surface scratches to fore-edge. One or two instances of faint marginal staining scattered throughout. Mild rubbing and soiling to exposed panels of jacket; some paper loss at spine and flap fold ends; short tears at bottom of rear flap fold and front joint; tiny hole at front joint. Minor toning to verso. Near fine.

    [Together:] The Poet and the Lunatics. Episodes in the Life of Gabriel Gale. London: Cassell and Company, Ltd, 1929. First edition. Octavo. [6], 281, [1] pages. Publisher's full black cloth, spine ruled and lettered in gilt. Original illustrated dust jacket. All edges trimmed. Boards slightly bowed; minimal shelf wear at extremities of binding; spine ends slightly pushed; corners bumped. Top edge of text block a bit dusty. Occasional marginal thumbsoiling scattered throughout. A few tiny chips at spine and flap fold ends; mild rubbing to exposed panels of jacket; small scratch from rear joint into rear panel. Near fine.



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