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    Howard Browne. Pair of Inner Sanctum Mysteries. New York: 1954-1957. First editions. Both inscribed, one to Otto Penzler, with Typed Letter Signed laid-in. Howard Browne. Thin Air. New York: 1954. First edition. Inscribed by the author to Otto Penzler. Octavo. [6], 209, [1, blank] pages. Publisher's yellow cloth, spine and front stamped in black; all text block edges trimmed; original illustrated dust jacket. Trace of shelf wear at extremities of binding. Hint of age discoloration at endpapers; top edge of text block faintly dust-soiled. Jacket slightly rubbed, with minimal edge wear; price-clipped. Near fine.

    [Together with:] The Taste of Ashes. New York: 1957. First edition. Inscribed. Octavo. [4], 282, [2, blank] pages. Publisher's gray cloth-backed, red paper-covered boards, stamped in black; fore-edge untrimmed; original illustrated dust jacket. Spine ends gently pushed; minor shelf wear. Front hinge cracked, but still sound; minor discoloration to endpapers. Text block browned. Jacket rubbed; fairly mild edge wear resulting in nicking at spine and flap fold ends. Very good.

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