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    Rex Stout. Group of Five Books. New York: [1939-1944]. Four first editions, one War edition.

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    Rex Stout. Double for Death. A Tecumseh Fox Mystery. New York: Farrar & Rinehart, [1939]. First edition. Octavo. [iv], 284 pages. Publisher's green cloth, spine and front board lettered in dark green; top edge stained dark green; in original dust jacket. Spine gently leaning; backstrip faintly dulled; spine ends lightly worn; corners softly bumped. Top stain faded; few leaves in the last gathering roughly opened. Dust jacket edges and folds lightly worn with small chips to fold edges; sizeable blemish to author's portrait on the rear panel; rear panel soiled. Very good overall.

    [Together with:] Where There's a Will. New York: Farrar & Rinehart, [1940]. First edition. [And:] Alphabet Hicks. New York: Farrar & Rinehart, [1941]. First edition. [And:] Black Orchids. New York: Farrar & Rinehart, [1942]. First edition, Adrian Homer Goldstone's copy with his bookplate. [And:] Not Quite Dead Enough. New York: Farrar & Rinehart, [1942]. War edition, complete text, reprinted to conform to wartime standards. Together, four octavo volumes. Publisher's bindings in original dust jackets. General light shelfwear; two gentle spine leans; Alphabet Hicks boards slightly splayed. Some endpapers discolored. Dust jacket edges worn with chipping to spine ends; three spine panels dulled; occasional soiling; Alphabet Hicks price-clipped. Very good overall. From the KoKo Collection.

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