Sax Rohmer. Group of Three Fu Manchu Books. Garden...Click the image to load the highest resolution version.
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DescriptionSax Rohmer. Group of Three Fu Manchu Books. Garden City: 1931-1933. First editions.
Sax Rohmer. Daughter of Fu Manchu. Garden City: Doubleday, Doran & Company, 1931. First edition. Octavo. , 316 pages. Publisher's yellow cloth, front and spine stamped in black; top edge stained yellow, others untrimmed; original illustrated dust jacket. Slight lean to spine; spine ends pushed, particularly at foot with mild color loss from rubbing most pronounced there as well; mild wear along bottom edges, with some light soiling on top. Text block softly yellowed with some brown speckling to top and fore-edge; bottom corner just slightly rubbed; bookseller's ticket at front pastedown. Mild wear to spine ends of jacket; fairly light rubbing to exposed panels; small gouge at front panel, with short tear extending down from top edge; a pair of tiny tears with corresponding crease at bottom edge of rear panel; soft creasing at flap folds; slight rumpling to front flap. About near fine.
[Together with:] The Mask of Fu Manchu. Garden City: The Crime Club, Inc., 1932. First edition. Octavo. , vii, , 330 pages. Full-page, double-page, and in-text illustrations. Publisher's yellow cloth, spine and front stamped in black; top edge stained black, others untrimmed; pictorial endpapers; original illustrated dust jacket. Mild lean to spine; spine ends pushed and slightly worn; rear board faintly soiled; corners tapped, with trace of wear to bottom of lower corners. Text block slightly dulled; faint marginal spot- and thumbsoiling scattered at margins throughout. Chipping with some creasing along edges of dust jacket, particularly at spine and flap fold ends, and edges of rear panel; exposed panels dulled; small dampstain at head of rear panel fold; soft crease running vertical length of front panel; panel folds creased, resulting in slight loss to surface of paper; price-clipped. Near fine book in a very good jacket.
[And:] Fu Manchu's Bride. Garden City: The Crime Club, Inc., 1933. First edition. Octavo. , vii, , 319, [3, blank] pages. Publisher's black cloth, front and spine lettered in red; top edge stained red, others untrimmed; original illustrated dust jacket. Spine slightly leaning; spine ends pushed just a touch; some very light rubbing and tiny specks of soiling to boards; top edge slightly dust-soiled; trace of wear to bottom edge. Text block dulled; top edge dust-soiled with a few small dampstains; faint stains to first two leaves. Nicking along jacket edges, most pronounced at spine and flap fold ends; exposed panels just a touch dulled and rubbed; tears extending in from edges of front panel, ranging from about one to two inches long; shorter tears at rear panel. Near fine book in a very good jacket.
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