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    Lee Thayer. Group of Five Dodd, Mead and Co. Books. New York: [1937-1944]. First editions.

    More Information: Lee Thayer. Last Trump. A Peter Clancy Murder Mystery. New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1937. First edition. [Together with:] That Strange Sylvester Affair. New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1938. First edition. [And:] X Marks the Spot. New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1940. First edition. [And:] --Persons Unknown. New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1941.  First edition. [And:] A Plain Case of Murder. New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1944. First edition. Five volumes. Octavo. Various paginations. Publisher's full cloth bindings, fronts and spines stamped in black, dark green or red. Original illustrated dust jackets. All but one top edge trimmed and stained; remaining edges untrimmed. Pictorial endpapers. Moderate to barely perceptible edge wear to bindings; spine ends gently pushed; discoloration to bottom front corner of X Marks the Spot. Normal age toning to edges of text block; one or two small areas of soiling to a couple of books. Previous owner bookplate at front pastedown of Plain Case. General light rubbing to jackets; a bit of wear at spine and flap fold ends (a couple of jackets with a tiny amount of paper loss here); Last Trump with tear, approximately 2.25", from top edge of rear panel, with soft crease; spine panel of Persons Unknown faintly sunned; Persons Unknown and Sylvester Affair flaps clipped. Very nearly fine overall. From the Otto Penzler Collection of Mystery Fiction.

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