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DescriptionH. C. Bailey. Group of Two Reginald Fortune Books. London: 1936 and 1937. First editions.
H. C. Bailey. Clue for Mr. Fortune. London: Victor Gollancz Ltd, 1936. First edition. Octavo. 319,  page. Publisher's full black cloth, spine lettered in red. Original dust jacket printed in red and black on yellow paper. All text block edges trimmed. Minimal shelf wear at extremities of binding; corners and edges fairly bumped with crease from top of rear board. Top edge of text block slightly dust-soiled. Text block bumped at corners, resulting in soft creases toward the edges of several pages. Jacket somewhat toned at exposed panels, particularly at spine; some rubbing; edge wear and rumpling, particularly along top, with some slight paper loss and short tears; small stain at front panel. Verso lightly toned with some soft creasing. Near fine.
[Together with:] Black Land, White Land. A Reginald Fortune Detective Story. London: Victor Gollancz Ltd, 1937. First edition. Octavo. 288 pages. Publisher's full black cloth, spine lettered in red. Original dust jacket printed in red and black on yellow paper. All edges trimmed. Spine ever so slightly skewed. Light shelf and joint wear to binding; general mild rubbing with a bit of soiling to cloth; top edge a bit dusty. Top edge of text block dust-soiled; normal age toning with a few scuff marks to remaining edges. Previous owner inscription to front free endpaper; occasional marginal foxing and thumbsoiling scattered sparsely throughout. Jacket toned at spine panel, less so at edges, folds, and other exposed panels; two faint drips at spine panel; general rubbing and light soiling; some minor paper loss at spine and flap fold ends; a bit of edge wear, particularly along top. Verso lightly rubbed. About near fine.
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