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    George R. Sims. Dorcas Dene, Detective. Her Adventures. London: F. V. White & Co., 1897. First edition. Octavo (7.25 x 4.875 inches; 183 x 125 mm.). [8], 119, [1, soap ad] pages. Publisher's perfect binding, original illustrated wrappers; all text block edges trimmed. Soft creasing along backstrip, with a minuscule amount of nicking at ends; wrappers slightly foxed; small amount of discoloration at wrappers near spine ends, where labels appear to have been removed; a handful of tiny, faint creases near corners; possible subtle repairs made at joint ends. Pale foxing along text block edges and scattered occasionally throughout interior. Very nearly fine. Queen's Quorum 22.

    [Together with:] Dorcas Dene, Detective. Her Adventures. Second Series. London: F. V. White & Co., 1898. First edition. Octavo (7.125 x 4.875 inches; 182 x 125 mm.). [8], 119, [1, soap ad] pages. Publisher's perfect binding, original illustrated wrappers; all text block edges trimmed. Spine slightly rolled; backstrip creased with splits appearing along front joint (front wrapper possibly reattached); nicking at spine ends; light soiling to wrappers, creasing near edges; bookseller stamp at rear wrapper. Text block edges softly dulled; library stamp along top and bottom edges; occasional soiling scattered throughout interior at margins; library stamp at final page of text. Still, near fine. Each volume chemised in custom black cloth clamshell.


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