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    John W. Postgate. Pair of Victorian Detective Novels. Chicago and New York: Belford, Clarke, & Co., 1886-[N.D. but ca. 1890s]. Two Women in Black. The Marvelous Career of a Noted Forger. Chicago and New York: Belford, Clarke, & Co., 1886. Mooney & Boland Detective Series No. 2. Octavo. 288 pages. Sixteen illustrations, including frontispiece, by True Williams; plates at page 214 and 219 detached but present. Publisher's pictorial blue cloth stamped in gilt and black. Corners bumped and rubbed, moderate edgewear, head and foot of spine pushed. Illustrated endpapers. Internally generally clean; minor intermittent foxing and soiling, some gutters overextended. Very good. [Together with]: Private Detective, No. 39; or, The Mysterious Client. New York: J. S. Ogilvie, [N.D. but ca. 1890s]. Brighton Edition. Octavo. 207, 8 (publisher's ads) pages. Publisher's decorated umber cloth stamped in black and silver. Minor edgewear, Endpapers toned and somewhat foxed. Internally generally clean; minor intermittent foxing, moderate edgewear, some chipping, text block toned. Very good.

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