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    Helen Reilly. Group of Five Mystery Novels. New York: Random House; Farrar and Rinehart, [1931-1942]. First editions. Man With the Painted Head. New York: Farrar and Rinehart, [1931]. First edition, publisher's imprint on copyright page. Octavo. 194 pages. Publisher's black-stamped olive cloth; original illustrated dust jacket. Corners bumped and slightly rubbed, minor edgewear, spine sunned, head and foot of spine pushed, minor soiling overall. Endpapers toned, two small ink stamps to rear pastedown. Internally generally clean; a number of pages opened roughly, top edge stained orange, tail and fore edges untrimmed. Dust jacket unclipped (price $2.00); minor edgewear, some soiling on back panel, small notation to spine panel, spine sunned, somewhat rubbed, front flap creased, colors bright. Very good book with very good dust jacket.

    [Together with]: The Dead Can Tell. New York: Random House, [1940]. First edition, first printing stated. Octavo. 310 pages. Publisher's pictorial blue-stamped beige cloth; original illustrated dust jacket. Spine sunned, minor foxing along edges and joints, minor edgewear. Endpapers toned. Internally generally clean; minor intermittent foxing, contained to edges, top edge stained dark blue, slightly faded. Dust jacket clipped; moderate edgewear, several light scratches on back panel; rubbed; minor foxing overall. Very good book with good dust jacket.

    [Together with]: Mourned on Sunday. New York: Random House, [1941]. First edition, first printing stated. Octavo. 297 pages. Publisher's pictorial blue-stamped beige cloth; original illustrated dust jacket. Spine sunned. Ownership embossed to front free endpaper and synopsis page. Internally clean; top edge stained dark grey, edges unevenly toned. Dust jacket unclipped (price $2.00); minor edgewear, spine panel sunned, partially toned on verso, bookseller's ticket to rear flap. Near fine book with very good dust jacket.

    [Together with]: Three Women in Black. New York: Random House, [1941]. First edition, first printing stated. Octavo. 271 pages. Publisher's pictorial black-stamped beige cloth; original illustrated dust jacket. Corners bumped, minor edgewear, moderate foxing on edges and along joints, spine cocked. Endpapers toned; bookseller's ticket to rear pastedown. Internally clean; top edge stained dark grey, minor soiling on edges. Dust jacket unclipped (price $2.00); moderate edgewear, chipping to head and foot of spine panel, spine sunned, toned overall, some soiling on front and back panel, rubbed, minor damage to rear flap from removed sticker. Very good book with good dust jacket.

    [Together with]: Name Your Poison. New York: Random House, [1942]. First edition, first printing stated. Octavo. 273 pages. Publisher's pictorial green-stamped beige cloth; original illustrated dust jacket. Minor edgewear; minor soiling along joints. Endpapers slightly toned, ink ownership to front free endpaper recto, bookseller's ticket to rear pastedown. Internally clean; top edge stained dark green. Dust jacket unclipped (price $2.00); moderate edgewear, chipping to head and foot of spine panel, rubbed, colors bright. Very good book with very good dust jacket.


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