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    Laurence Dwight Smith. Group of Three NYC-based Mysteries. Various cities: J.B. Lippincott; Mystery House, [1937]-1940. Girl Hunt. Philadelphia and London: J. B. Lippincott, [1937]. Octavo. 288 pages. Publisher's black-stamped terra cotta cloth; original illustrated dust jacket. Minor edgewear, head and foot of spine just pushed, boards somewhat rubbed. Minor soiling to endpapers along gutter. Internally clean; fore edge untrimmed, other edges trimmed, minor foxing contained to edges. Dust jacket unclipped ($2.00); minor edgewear, chipping to head and foot of spine panel and corners, some soiling on back panel, somewhat rubbed. Very good book with very good dust jacket.

    [Together with]: Death is Thy Neighbor. Philadelphia and London: J. B. Lippincott, [1938]. Octavo. 313 pages. Publisher's navy-stamped beige cloth; original illustrated dust jacket. Very minor edgewear. Internally clean; fore edge untrimmed, other edges trimmed, top edge stained black. Dust jacket unclipped ($2.00); minor edgewear, minor chipping to head and foot of spine panel, spine sunned, somewhat rubbed. Near fine book with very good dust jacket.

    [And]: The Corpse with the Listening Ear. [New York]: Mystery House, 1940. Presumed first edition. Octavo. 272 pages. Publisher's black-stamped blue cloth, original illustrated dust jacket. Corners just bumped, minor edgewear, foot of spine just pushed. Internally clean; top edge trimmed and stained gray, other edges untrimmed, minor edgewear. Dust jacket unclipped ($2.00); minor edgewear, minor chipping to head of spine panel, spine sunned, small closed tear to back panel, somewhat rubbed. Very good book with very good dust jacket.


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