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    Lester Dent. Group of Three Mysteries. Published for The Crime Club, Garden City: Doubleday & Company, 1946-1948. First Editions. Dead at the Take-Off. Published for The Crime Club, Garden City: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1946. First Edition. Octavo. 223 pages. Publisher's bright red cloth with black-lettered spine; original illustrated dust jacket. Very minor bottom edgewear. Bookseller's ticket to rear pastedown. Internally generally clean; text block heavily toned in margins, fore and tail edges untrimmed. Dust jacket with moderate edgewear, some chipping to head and foot of spine panel, somewhat rubbed, small tear in rear panel closed with clear tape on verso. Murray pp. 17-18. [Together with]: Lady to Kill. Published for The Crime Club, Garden City: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1946. First Edition, stated on copyright page. Octavo. 192 pages. Publisher's light brown cloth with black-lettered spine; original illustrated dust jacket. Minor edgewear. Internally clean; fore and tail edge untrimmed, minor edgewear. Dust jacket unclipped (price $2.00); minor edgewear, minor chipping to head of spine panel and upper corners, somewhat rubbed overall. Near fine book with very good dust jacket. Murray p. 18. [Together with]: Lady Afraid. Published for The Crime Club, Garden City: Doubleday and Co. 1948. First edition, stated on copyright page. Octavo. 191 pages. Publisher's navy cloth with white-lettered spine; original illustrated dust jacket. Minor edgewear. Endpapers slightly toned, ink stamp to front free endpaper recto. Internally generally clean; light pencil notations to title page and copyright page, entire text block heavily toned. Dust jacket unclipped (price $2.00); moderate edgewear, some chipping to head and foot of spine panel, spine sunned, some soiling on back panel, somewhat rubbed, minor dampstaining on verso. Very good book with good dust jacket. Murray p. 19.

    Lester Dent is better known as Kenneth Robeson, author of the Doc Savage novels.


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