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    Gertrude Linnell. Two copies of The Black Ghost of the Highway. New York and Toronto: Longmans, Green and Co., 1931. First Edition. Including author's personal copy with custom binding. Gertrude Linnell. The Black Ghost of the Highway. New York and Toronto: Longmans, Green and Co., 1931. First Edition. Octavo (7.75 x 5.5 inches; 196.85 x 139.7 mm). 249 pp. Full blue leather with gilt-stamped spine, 5 raised bands on spine. Corners bumped; some edgewear; spine sunned; some dampstaining; a little rubbed overall. Inner dentelles gilt; marbled endpapers; book label of author to front pastedown. Illustrated cover tipped in before half-title. Internally generally clean; top-edge gilt, other edges untrimmed; blue ribbon marker detached, laid in, slight stain on 82-83 pp; minor dampstaining, chiefly contained to lower corner. Very good.

    Gertrude Linnell. The Black Ghost of the Highway. New York and Toronto: Longmans, Green and Co., 1931. First Edition. Octavo. 249 pp. Publisher's yellow-stamped black cloth; with original illustrated dust jacket. Corners just bumped; some edgewear; minor scratch in front board. Endpapers slightly toned. Internally clean; top-edge slightly darkened, very minor foxing on edges. Dust jacket with some edgewear; a little chipping in head and foot of spine panel, spine sunned; rubbed overall; reinforced with tape on verso. Very good book with good dust jacket.


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