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    Melville Davisson Post. Walker of the Secret Service. New York: 1924. First edition.

    More Information: Melville Davisson Post. Walker of the Secret Service. New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1924. First edition, with "(1)" following the conclusion of the text. Octavo (7.3125 x 5 inches; 186 x 127). [vi], 287, [1], [1, blank], [1, ad] pages. Publisher's orange cloth, spine and front board stamped in black, outlining text; all edges of the text block trimmed; plain endpapers; in the original dust jacket, priced $1.75. Spine just barely leaning; backstrip very faintly dulled; boards very lightly rubbed with some trivial wear (tiny specks) to the black stamping on the front board; rear board with the slightest of splaying; very gently bumped at the top of the front joint; extremities with just a touch of wear. Top edge of the text a little dusty; endpapers with a few faint fox marked. Dust jacket edges very lightly worn with a few minor nicks, worse at the crown with a short lateral closed tear and some minor corresponding creasing, only affecting the ink on the upper rule; thin wrinkle and a single short stray mark in black ink to the interior of the spine panel; folds rubbed, light foxed to the rear flap fold; rear panel lightly rubbed. Very good. From the Otto Penzler Collection of Mystery Fiction.

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