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    John D. MacDonald. Group of Ten Travis McGee Mysteries. Philadelphia: 1971-1980. First U. S. hardcover editions, one inscribed.


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    John D. MacDonald. The Deep Blue Good-By. Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Company, [1975]. First U. S. hardcover edition. Publisher's quarter-dark blue cloth over dark blue paper-covered boards, spine lettered in gilt; in original dust jacket, trimmed just slightly shorter than the binding, as issued. Spine leaning slightly; backstrip dulled at crown; front board slightly splayed; trace minor rubbing. Remainder mark; previous owner signature. Dust jacket lightly rubbed; spine ends and fold edges worn. Very good. The first Travis McGee mystery.

    [Together with:] Nightmare in Pink. Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Company, [1976]. First U. S. hardcover edition. [And:] A Purple Place for Dying. Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Company, [1976]. First U. S. hardcover edition. [And:] One Fearful Yellow Eye. Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Company, [1977]. First U. S. hardcover edition. [And:] A Tan and Sandy Silence. Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Company, [1979]. First U. S. hardcover edition. [And:] The Scarlet Ruse. New York: Lippincott & Crowell, [1980]. First U. S. hardcover edition. [And:] The Turquoise Lament. Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Company, [1973]. First edition. [And:] The Dreadful Lemon Sky. Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Company, [1974]. First edition. [And:] The Empty Copper Sea. Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Company, [1978]. First edition, inscribed by the author on the title-page: "For Wilfrid de Freitas / John D. MacDonald / 21 Oct '83." [And:] The Green Ripper. New York: J. B. Lippincott Company, [1979]. First edition. Together, nine octavo volumes. Publisher's bindings in original dust jackets (some trimmed just slightly shorter than bindings, as issued). General light shelfwear, a couple volumes with a very gentle spine lean. Jacket edges lightly worn, The Scarlet Ruse spine panel dulled, two volumes (One Fearful Yellow Eye and The Empty Copper Sky) price-clipped. Very good or better. From the KoKo Collection.



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