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    H. C. Bailey. Group of Three Crime Club Books. Garden City, NY: 1930, 1935, and 1936. First U. S. editions.

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    H. C. Bailey. The Garston Murder Case. Garden City, NY: The Crime Club, Inc., 1930. First American edition. Octavo. [8], 293, [3] pages. Publisher's full black cloth, front and spine stamped in red. Original illustrated dust jacket printed in red and black. All edges trimmed; top edge stained red. Virtually no shelf wear to binding; bottom end of spine barely pushed; top edges a bit dusty. Normal light age toning with what appears to be scattered, shallow insect damage visible primarily in raking light. Bookseller's embossed stamp at lower corner of front free endpaper; penciled note to half-title. Jacket very faintly toned; short tear toward lower joint of front panel; flaps clipped. About fine.

    [Together with:] Mr. Fortune Objects. Garden City, NY: The Crime Club, Inc., 1935. First American edition. Octavo. [12], 305, [1] pages. Publisher's full black cloth, spine stamped in red. Original dust jacket printed in gold, red and black. Top edge trimmed and stained red; others untrimmed. Very light edge and joint wear to binding; minimal rubbing to boards. Normal age toning to edges of text block; top edge a bit dust-soiled. A few isolated instances of soiling scattered throughout interior; one or two previous dog-ears. Jacket just slightly rubbed at exposed panels; soft crease running vertical length of spine panel; flaps clipped. Very nearly fine.

    [And:] A Clue for Mr. Fortune. Reggie at His Best. Garden City, NY: The Crime Club, Inc., 1936. First American edition. Octavo. [10], 301, [1] pages. Publisher's full green cloth, spine stamped in dark green. Original illustrated dust jacket. Top edge trimmed and stained green; others untrimmed. Mild shelf and joint wear to binding; spine ends pushed; minor rubbing to cloth. Normal toning with a bit of foxing to edges of text block; shallow insect damage. Endpapers unevenly toned. Light rubbing and soiling to exposed panels of jacket; edge wear resulting in some slight paper loss, fraying, short tears and discoloration; flaps clipped. Near fine.



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