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    Patrick Quentin. A Puzzle for Fools. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1936. First Edition. Signed and inscribed under pseudonym, Patrick Quentin; seemingly countersigned in different pen by Ritchie [Richard Wilson Webb] and Hugh [Hugh Callingham Wheeler]. Octavo. 304 pp. Publisher's blind and gilt-stamped black cloth; with original illustrated dust jacket printed on yellow paper; printed with 5 manuscript reviews. Corners just bumped; minor edgewear; lettering on spine a little faded. Endpapers slightly toned; author's inscription to front free endpaper recto. Internally clean; text block toned in margins; top-edge stained red, a little faded; minor edgewear. Dust jacket with minor edgewear; spine panel sunned, spine with 6-inch closed tear heavily toned overall; a little soiled overall. Very good book with good dust jacket. An Inner Sanctum Mystery.

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