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    John Rowland. Group of Four Inscribed First Edition Titles, all to Fellow Writer John Gawsworth (pseudonym for Terence Ian Fytton Armstrong). All London: Herbert Jenkins Limited, [1937-1950]. All first editions. Including: John Rowland. Dangerous Company. London: Herbert Jenkins Limited, [1937]. First edition, inscribed in eight lines by Rowland, and with an additional pencil note initialed by Gawsworth. Octavo. Publisher's orange cloth stamped in black. Inscribed on the half-title page. Illustrated dust jacket. Edges dust soiled and spotted with foxing, light foxing and browning to the endpapers. Minor wear and soiling, chipping to jacket extremities, with loss and creasing at the corners and edges. Rear panel of jacket soiled. Altogether a good copy. [And:] John Rowland. The Crooked House. London: Herbert Jenkins Limited, [1940]. First edition, inscribed in three lines by Rowland. Octavo. Publisher's orange cloth stamped in black. Inscribed on the front free endpaper. Illustrated dust jacket. Edges dust soiled and foxed, light foxing and browning to the endpapers, with more pronounced moderate foxing to subsequent preliminary leaves and toward the rear of the text block. Minor wear and soiling, chipping to jacket extremities, with loss and creasing at the corners and edges. A good copy. [And:] John Rowland. Grim Souvenir. London: Herbert Jenkins Limited, [1946]. First edition, inscribed in seven lines by Rowland. Octavo. Publisher's orange cloth stamped in black. Inscribed on the front free endpaper. Illustrated dust jacket. Edges dust soiled and spotted with foxing, stain to top edge, endpapers lightly foxed. Minor wear and soiling, chipping to jacket extremities, with loss at the corners. Rear panel of jacket soiled. Altogether very good. [And:] John Rowland. Time for Killing. London: Herbert Jenkins Limited, [1950]. First edition, inscribed in six lines by Rowland. Octavo. Publisher's orange cloth stamped in black. Inscribed on the front free endpaper. Illustrated dust jacket. Edges dust soiled and foxed, moderate foxing on the endpapers. Minor wear and soiling, chipping to jacket extremities, with loss and creasing at the corners and edges. Rear panel of jacket soiled. Very good.

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