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    R. Austin Freeman. The Great Portrait Mystery. London: Hodder and Stoughton, [1918]. First edition. Octavo (7.25 x 4.875 inches; 186 x 123 mm.). 318, [2] pages. Publisher's light blue cloth, spine and front lettered in black; all text block edges trimmed; original illustrated dust jacket. Spine ends slightly rolled and worn; trace of wear along bottom edges; lower corners tapped. Text block softly dulled with age. Jacket rubbed, with chipping along edges, as well as several tiny tears and creases; minuscule gouge to spine panel near foot toward rear panel fold; two small areas of loss to surface of paper at rear panel; longer tear, about 1.5 inches, extending into front panel from head of front flap fold, with some light staining nearby; folds worn and creased; some light rubbing at verso. Near fine book in a very good jacket. No previous auction records in Rare Book Hub.

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