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    Maximilian Foster. Group of Three D. Appleton & Co. Crime Fiction Novels. New York: 1913-1924. Including two first editions. The Whistling Man. New York: D. Appleton & Co., 1913. [Together with]: The Trap. New York: D. Appleton & Co., 1920. First edition. [And]: Humdrum House. New York: D. Appleton & Co., 1924. First edition.

    Octavo. 313, [1]; 282, [1]; 306, [1], [3, publisher's ads] pages. Publisher's gilt and black stamped cloth; original illustrated dust jackets. Corners just bumped, minor edgewear, head and foot of spines just pushed. Whistling with publisher's filing stamp to front free endpaper recto, Humdrum with sticker and ink stamp and plate of the New York Mercantile Library to front pastedown. Internally clean; minor soiling and wear to edges, top edges darkened. Dust jackets unclipped, Whistling with discount $1.50 sticker on spine; moderate edgewear, spines sunned, several closed tears along edges, chipping to head and foot of spine panels and corners, rubbed and soiled. Very good books with good dust jackets.


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