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    Raymond Postgate. Two copies of Verdict of Twelve. Published for The Crime Club, New York and London: Various Publishers, 1940. UK and US First Editions. Raymond Postgate. Verdict of Twelve. Published for The Crime Club, New York: Doubleday, Doran and Co., Inc., 1940. First Edition. Octavo. 273 pp. Publisher's pictorial black-stamped orange cloth; with original illustrated dust jacket. Endpapers heavily toned. Internally clean; top-edge slightly darkened, other edges untrimmed. Dust jacket with minor edgewear; chip in head of spine panel; a little rubbed overall. Very good book with very good dust jacket.

    [Together with]: Another Copy. Published for The Crime Club, London: Collins, [no date but 1940]. Presumed First UK Edition. Octavo. 252 pp., [3] pp. (publisher's ads). Publisher's bright red cloth with black-stamped spine; with original illustrated dust jacket. Corners just bumped; some edgewear; foot of spine slightly frayed. Endpapers heavily toned; bookseller's ticket to rear pastedown. Internally generally clean; very minor intermittent foxing, chiefly contained to edges; text block toned in margins. Dust jacket with minor edgewear; some chipping in head and foot of spine panel, spine sunned; a little rubbed overall; rear flap detached, missing; front flap clipped. Still very good book with fair dust jacket.


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