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    Ross Macdonald. Pair of Lew Archer Mysteries. New York: [1958-1959]. First editions.

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    Ross Macdonald. The Doomsters. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1958. First edition. Octavo. [iv], 251, [1] pages. Publisher's patterned paper-covered boards, in original dust jacket. Very gentle spine lean; bottom edge rubbed; light wear to spine ends and corners; color very lightly dulled at top and bottom edges. Top edge of textblock lightly foxed. Dust jacket spine panel faintly faded with small bruise near bottom edge; crown worn with a few short closed tears, occasional light edgewear; faintly foxed, predominately visible on rear panel and verso. Very good with a nice overall appearance. The seventh Lew Archer novel.

    [Together with:] Ross Macdonald. The Galton Case. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1959. First edition. Octavo. [2, blank], [viii], 242, [2, blank], [1, author bio], [1, note on the type] pages. Publisher's patterned paper-covered boards; top edge dark grayish green, fore-edge untrimmed; in original dust jacket. Spine ends and corners lightly rubbed. Top edge lightly faded. Dust jacket spine panel very faintly faded; occasional insignificant edgewear; some very light foxing and soiling at folds; two faint splashes and some light foxing visible on the verso. Near fine. The eighth Lew Archer novel. From the KoKo Collection.

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