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    W. Stanley Sykes. Pair of "Inspector Drury" Mysteries. New York: Dodd, Mead & Co., 1931-1932. The Man Who Was Dead. New York: Dodd, Mead & Co., 1931. Octavo. 296 pages. Publisher's black-stamped light green cloth; original illustrated dust jacket. Minor edgewear, spine sunned and foxed. Endpapers toned. Internally clean; fore edge untrimmed, edges toned and somewhat soiled. Dust jacket unclipped ($2.00); moderate edgewear, spine sunned, somewhat toned and rubbed. Very good book with good dust jacket.

    [Together with]: The Harness of Death. New York: Dodd, Mead & Co., 1932. Octavo. 290 pages. Publisher's black-stamped green cloth; original illustrated dust jacket. Minor edgewear, edges somewhat toned. Minor edgewear, toned, somewhat rubbed, chipping to head and foot of spine panel. Very good book with very good dust jacket.

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