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    Lee Thayer. Pair of Doubleday, Page and Co. Books. Garden City: [1921-1927]. First editions.

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    Lee Thayer. That Affair at "The Cedars." Garden City, N. Y.: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1921. First edition. Octavo. [6], 303, [1] pages. Full-color frontispiece on coated paper by Clarence Rowe. Publisher's full olive cloth, front and spine lettered in black. Original illustrated dust jacket. All edges trimmed. Mild shelf wear at extremities of binding; spine ends gently pushed with bump to lower corner; small gouge toward middle of spine; a few lighter bumps to front board. Normal light age toning to edges of text block. Spine split between pages 172 and 173, but still sound. General mild rubbing and soiling at exposed panels of jacket; a few small chips at edges of front panel, spine and flap fold ends; a tiny hole each at front flap fold and spine panel; flaps clipped. A couple of tape repairs at verso with a few further areas of tape residue. Near fine.

    [Together with:] Alias Dr. Ely. Peter Clancy's New Impersonation. Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1927. First edition. Octavo. viii, [2], 320 pages. Publisher's full light green cloth, front and spine lettered in dark green. Original illustrated dust jacket. All edges trimmed. A bit of discoloration to cloth with what appears to be insect damage or other light surface loss to spine; very mild edge wear at extremities of binding; slight softening of spine ends. Mild age toning to edges of text block with a fair amount of foxing, speckling and spot-staining. Light staining to endpapers; previous owner signature to front pastedown; occasional marginal foxing and thumbsoiling scattered throughout. Jacket lightly sunned at spine; fairly mild edge wear with light fraying at spine and flap fold ends; a bit of rubbing, faint staining and foxing; soft creases along flap and joint folds; flaps clipped. Some scattered speckles of foxing at verso. About near fine. From the Otto Penzler Collection of Mystery Fiction.



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