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    Peter Godfrey. Death Under the Table. Cape Town: S.A. Scientific Publishing, Co., 1954. First edition. Signed and inscribed by the author to Otto Penzler. Signed and inscribed by the author to the title page, "To Otto Penzler / with best wishes. / Peter Godfrey / 28/4/1976." Octavo. 196 pages. Publisher's gilt-stamped red cloth; original illustrated dust jacket. Corners bumped and rubbed, moderate edgewear, head and foot of spine pushed and rubbed. Ink stamps, notations, and bookseller's ticket to front endpapers, minor soiling to front endpapers. Internally clean; text block toned in margins, minor edgewear. Dust jacket without price listed; heavy edgewear, losses to head and foot of spine affecting text, 2-inch closed tear in front panel, soiling on back panel, rubbed, front flap detached but present, rear flap partially detached, repaired on verso with cello tape. With autographed and signed letter from the author to Otto Penzler regarding this volume's provenance. Very good book with fair dust jacket. le Roux, South African Crime and Detective Fiction in English, p.7, p. 14.

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