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    Philip MacDonald. The Crime Conductor. London: The Crime Club, Ltd., [1932]. First English edition. Octavo. 250, [6, ads] pages. Publisher's full orange cloth, front board and spine lettered in black. In the original publisher's dust jacket. Cloth binding sunned and rubbed at edges. Light foxing to endleaves and edge of text block. Jacket has a few small tape repairs to verso. Jacket somewhat edgeworn, thumbsoiled, creased, with some chipping and several creased tears. Still, very good. [Together with:] Another copy. Garden City: The Crime Club, Inc., [1931]. The true first edition. Octavo. [x], [1]-307, [1, blank], [4, preview of The Devil Man] pages. Publisher's full black cloth front board and spine stamped in red. In the original publisher's dust jacket. Cloth spine a bit sunned and rubbed. Remnant of bookseller's ticket on front pastedown. Jacket spine a bit toned, light rubbing, bumping, thumbsoiling to jacket, some creasing to front jacket flap. Near fine. [And:] Another copy. Garden City: The Crime Club, Inc., [1931]. First edition, Subscriber's Edition. Octavo. [x], [1]-307, [1, blank], [1, ad], [3, blank] pages. Publisher's special binding of full red cloth, front board and spine stamped in black. In the original publisher's special dust jacket. Cloth spine toned and rubbed. Some rubbing, mild edgewear to cloth boards, corners a bit bumped. Skewed. Endleaves toned and offset. Ink stamp on front free endpaper. Jacket with minor wear, a few chips and wrinkles, a bit sunned. Text a bit toned and foxed. Still, very good.

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    October, 2020
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