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    Raymond Chandler. Group of Three Paperback Originals. New York: [1944-1947]. First editions.

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    Raymond Chandler. Five Murders. New York: Avon Book Company, 1944. First edition. Octavo. [2], 11-166, [2] pages. Publisher's original full-color wrappers. All edges trimmed. Three tiny bumps, one at spine and two at rear; light scratching to rear wrapper, visible mostly in raking light; a handful of small, soft creases to front wrapper. Regular age toing to text block. About fine. Avon Murder Mystery Monthly no. 19. Queen's Quorum 99. Bruccoli A 5.2.

    [Together with:] Five Sinister Characters. New York: Avon Book Company, 1945. First edition. Octavo. [2], 11-168 pages. Publisher's original full-color wrappers. All edges trimmed. Some soft creasing to wrappers with just a touch of wear at joints. Normal age toning to text block. About fine. Avon Murder Mystery Monthly no. 28. Bruccoli A 6.1.

    [And:] The Finger Man and Other Stories. New York: Avon Book Company, 1947. First edition. Octavo. [4], 11-122, [4] pages. Publisher's original full-color wrappers. All edges trimmed. Virtually no wear and very faint toning to joints and backstrip. Regular age toning to text block. One leaf with short tear just entering text from fore-edge. Fine. Avon Murder Mystery Monthly no. 43. Bruccoli A 7.1.

    Housed together in black cloth chemise in black cloth slipcase with dark red leather spine labels stamped in gilt. From the Otto Penzler Collection of Mystery Fiction.



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