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DescriptionJ. S. Fletcher. Group of Five Alfred A. Knopf Books. New York: 1920-1923. First U. S. editions, three first and two second printings.
J. S. Fletcher. Dead Men's Money. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1920. First U. S. edition, second printing. [Together with:] The Borough Treasurer. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1921. First U. S. edition, second printing. [And:] The Rayner-Slade Amalgamation. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1922. First U. S. edition. [And:] Scarhaven Keep. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1922. First U. S. edition. [And:] The Markenmore Mystery. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1923. First U. S. edition. Five volumes. Octavo. Various paginations. Publisher's gray cloth, spines and fronts lettered in red with red publisher's devices at rear; all text block edges trimmed, tops stained red; original illustrated dust jackets. Spine ends slightly worn and pushed or crimped; a couple of books with light wear and discoloration at joints; boards of Money discolored and lightly soiled with foxing along edges; general mild edge wear and soiling; handful of corners bumped. Top edges of text blocks dust-soiled, with some foxing and spot-staining to other edges; occasional marginal soiling scattered throughout interiors; previous owner signature at front free endpaper of Amalgamation. Most chipping at Borough Treasurer jacket, with loss at spine and fold ends and bottom edge of rear panel; other jackets with a small amount of chipping or nicking at spine panel and fold ends, or none at all; most jackets with slight dulling to spine panel; general rubbing and mild soiling to exposed panels, with wear and creasing along folds; top edges of flaps slightly rumpled, discolored; Scarhaven jacket price-clipped. Tape reinforcements at verso of Scarhaven and Borough Treasurer jackets. Very good to near fine books in good to near fine jackets.
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