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    John Dickson Carr. The Eight of Swords. New York: Harper & Bothers, Publishers, 1934. First edition. Octavo. [vi], 225, [1, ad] pages. Publisher's full black cloth, front board and spine stamped in red. In the original dust jacket (front flap missing). Cloth edgeworn and soiled, lower front board bumped, the remnants of the publisher's "seal" on page 159 and rear free endpaper (the seal pages themselves are otherwise absent). Skewed. Jacket has publisher's promotional "seal" sticker on front panel. Jacket spine sunned, jacket worn, chipped, soiled, with several tears, two tape repairs to jacket verso. Fair.

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    December, 2019
    5th Thursday
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