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    Leslie Charteris. Pair of Saint Books. London: 1937-1938. First editions.

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    Leslie Charteris. Thieves' Picnic. London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1937. First edition. Octavo. 315, [5] pages. Publisher's full light blue-gray cloth, front and spine lettered in black. Original illustrated dust jacket. All edges trimmed; top edge stained blue. Minor shelf and joint wear; mild overall discoloration, most pronounced at backstrip. Normal age toning to edges and interior of text block; bit of staining at lower corner of fore-edge. Moderate discoloration to endpapers. Jacket toned and rubbed at exposed panels; wear along edges and folds resulting in tiny chips at joint and flap fold ends; a few soft creases and spots of foxing. Verso lightly foxed. Very good.

    [Together with:] Prelude for War. London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1938. First edition. Octavo. 319, [1] pages. Publisher's full light blue-gray cloth, front and spine lettered in black. Original illustrated dust jacket. All edges trimmed. Minimal shelf wear at extremities of binding; discoloration of cloth at backstrip and board margins; cloth starting to fray at one corner of rear board. Normal age toning to edges and interior of text block. A bit of rubbing, thumbsoiling and a few faint tidemarks at exposed panels of jacket; some edge wear resulting in tiny chips at spine and flap fold ends. A bit of speckled foxing at verso. Very good.



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