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    R. Austin Freeman. A Silent Witness. London: [1914]. Early reprint. Inscribed. R. Austin Freeman. A Silent Witness. London: Hodder and Stoughton, [1914]. Early reprint. Inscribed, "Dr. E. Teechmann / with best wishes from / R. Austin Freeman / 2 January 1923." Octavo. [4], 316 pages. Publisher's red cloth, spine lettered in black, spine and front decoratively stamped in blind; all text block edges trimmed; illustrated dust jacket. Spine ends crimped and lightly worn; boards slightly rubbed with a trace of darkening; some minor rippling to cloth; upper corners bumped; very minor wear along bottom edges. Text block browned from age, due to paper stock; front hinge just barely starting to split; faint foxing to endpapers; front pastedown wrinkled, from binding process; upper corner of text block bumped. General light rubbing and soiling to exposed panels; slight nicking and chipping at spine and flap fold ends; soft creasing at folds; short tear, about 1.25 inches, extending down from head of rear panel fold; mild edge wear with associated soft creasing to front and rear panels; small hole toward head of front flap fold; top edge of rear flap rumpled with some speckle-soiling. Near fine.

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    15th-16th Thursday-Friday
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