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    Leslie Charteris. Group of Three Crime Club Books. Garden City: 1932-1933. First U. S. editions.

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    Leslie Charteris. The Saint vs. Scotland Yard. Garden City: The Crime Club, Inc., 1932. First American edition. Octavo. [2], xii, 304 pages. Publisher's full black cloth, front and spine paneled in red. Original dust jacket. Top edge trimmed and stained red; others untrimmed. Fairly mild shelf wear and bumping to binding; light rubbing to boards; spine ends pushed. Normal age toning to edges and interior of text block; faint dust-soiling to top edge. Previous owner signature to front pastedown; stamp at rear free enedpaper; light, marginal thumbsoiling scattered occasionally throughout. Jacket rubbed, abraded, and slightly soiled at exposed panels; minimal paper loss at spine and flap fold ends; mild toning; flaps clipped. Tape repairs closing a few short tears at verso. Near fine. Originally published in Britain under the title The Holy Terror.

    [Together with:] Getaway. The New Saint Mystery. Garden City: The Crime Club, Inc., 1933. First American edition. Octavo. x, [2], 307, [1] pages. Publisher's full black cloth, front and spine paneled in red. Original dust jacket. Top edge trimmed and stained red; others untrimmed. Moderate shelf wear at extremities of binding; top edge a bit dusty; spine ends pushed; boards somewhat rubbed with a spot of white soiling at front. Normal age toning to edges and interior of text block. Short tear at fore-edge of front pastedown; one or two instances of previous dog-earing. Jacket lightly rubbed and toned at exposed panels; slight fraying resulting in minor paper loss at spine and flap fold ends; a couple of short tears with some soft creasing extending up from bottom of front panel; tiny hole at rear flap fold; flaps clipped. Very good.

    [And:] The Saint and Mr. Teal. Garden City: The Crime Club, Inc., 1933. First American edition. Octavo. [12], 296 pages. Publisher's full black cloth, front and spine stamped in teal. Original dust jacket. Top edge trimmed and stained teal; others untrimmed. Fairly mild shelf wear at extremities of binding; spine ends pushed; boards lightly rubbed. Normal light age toning to edges and interior of text block. Leaf with pages 39-40 torn along lower margin, text unaffected. Spine panel of jacket faintly sunned; mild rubbing to exposed panels; a bit of fraying with minimal paper loss at spine and flap fold ends; wear along folds with very short tear starting at base of front flap fold. Single tape repair at head of spine panel at verso. About near fine. Originally published in Britain under the title Once More the Saint.



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