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    John D. MacDonald. Group of Five Robert Hale Books. London: [1963-1968] First English editions, one inscribed.

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    John D. MacDonald. One Monday We Killed Them All. London: Robert Hale, [1963]. First English (and first hardcover) edition. Octavo. 191, [1, blank] pages. Publisher's black paper-covered boards, spine lettered in silver, in original dust jacket (trimmed slightly shorter). Text block very lightly foxed. Dust jacket edges (particularly at spine ends) and folds lightly worn; soft diagonal crease to rear flap; faint splash to front panel with tidemark visible only on the verso. Nearly fine.

    [Together with:] The Drowner. London: Robert Hale, [1964]. First English (and first hardcover) edition. Octavo. 192 pages. Publisher's black paper-covered boards, spine lettered in silver, in original dust jacket. Spine very gently leaning. Top edge of textblock only slightly dust-soiled with some very faint foxing and a small splash at the fore-edge. Dust jacket rear flap lightly discolored at top and bottom edge and at fold; rear panel lightly rubbed with faint blue soiling to fore edge margin; edges just rubbed. A beautiful near fine copy.

    [And:] The End of the Night. London: Robert Hale, [1964]. First English edition. [and:] The Key to the Suite. London: Robert Hale, [1968]. First English (and first hardcover) edition. [and:] The Last One Left. London: Robert Hale, [1968]. First English edition, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper. Three octavo volumes. Publisher's paper-covered boards, spines lettered in silver or gilt. The Last One Left spine leaning gently with some bumps to board edges; other volumes edges rubbed. Textblocks of The End of the Night and The Key to the Suite (more so) lightly foxed; two small dampstains to end of inscription, slightly obscuring text of a couple words in The Last One Left. Dust jacket edges lightly worn, particularly at spine ends of The Last One Left; Key to the Suite price-clipped and faintly foxed with some minor soiling. Very good or better. From the KoKo Collection.



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