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    Georges Simenon. Les 13 coupables [together with:] Les 13 énigmes [and:] Les 13 mystères. Paris: [1932]. First editions.

    More Information: Georges Simenon. Les 13 coupables [together with:] Les 13 énigmes [and:] Les 13 mystères. Paris: Arthème Fayard & Cie, [1932]. First editions, no known grands papier issue. Three octavo volumes. 250, [1, contents], [1, blank], [1, printer's note], [3, blank]; 252, [1, contents], [1, blank], [1, [printer's note], [1, blank]; 249 [1, blank], [1, contents], [1, blank], [1, printer's note], [3, blank] pages (note: pages 1-2 blank in each volume blank); thirty-seven full-page photographic illustrations by J. Constantinesco, several full-page maps in volume three. Publisher's perfect bindings in original photographically illustrated wrappers. Spines slightly leaning; wrapper edges worn with occasional tear or chip; Coupables with U. S. bookseller ticket to front wrapper and spine (partially removed). All three volumes pages opened roughly with some chipping throughout; text blocks browning for pulpy paper; Coupables front hinge starting. A very good set of cheaply produced, and quite fragile, titles from one of the most prolific and talented authors of the 20th century. Housed in a custom slipcase. Queen's Quorum 85 (Les 13 coupables). From the KoKo Collection.

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