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    Manning Coles. Pray Silence. London: Hodder & Stoughton Limited, [1940]. First edition. A Haycraft-Queen Cornerstone. Octavo. 287 pages. Publisher's full lavender cloth, spine stamped in black. Spine toned and rubbed, boards, rubbed and soiled. Light offsetting to endleaves. Good. [Together with:] Manning Coles. A Toast to Tomorrow. New York: Crime Club, 1941. First American edition of Pray Silence. Octavo. 310 pages. Publisher's full black cloth, front board and spine stamped in red. In the original publisher's dust jacket. Light rubbing to cloth binding, lower corners bumped. Some offsetting to endleaves. Some rubbing, minor soiling to jacket. Near fine. Laid-in is an autograph letter signed by Cyril H. Coles and Adelaide Frances Oke Manning (written by Manning, signed by both), the two authors who wrote as Manning Coles. The letter is dated 1959. Creases. Very good.

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