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    Whitman Chambers. A Set of 8 Whitman Chambers Mysteries. New York: Various Publishers, 1933-1942. First Editions. One of set signed and inscribed by author. Whitman Chambers. The Companile Murders. New York, London: D. Appleton-Century Company, 1933. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo. 316 pp. Publisher's red-stamped light blue cloth; with original illustrated dust jacket. Minor edgewear. Internally generally clean; top-edge darkened, minor edgewear. Dust jacket with some edgewear; minor chipping to bottom of spine panel and corners; a little soiling on back panel; edgewear reinforced with clear tape on the verso. Near fine book with very good dust jacket.

    [Together with]: Murder for a Wanton. Published for The Crime Club, Inc., Garden City, 1934. First Edition. Octavo. 289 pp. Publisher's black cloth with pictorial red-stamped spine; with original illustrated dust jacket. Corners just bumped, very minor edgewear. Endpapers toned; bookplate to front free endpaper. Internally clean; top-edge stained red; minor edgewear. Dust jacket colors still bright; some edgewear; some chipping in head and foot of spine panel, spine panel sunned, top of spine panel reinforced with clear tape on verso; some creasing, small tears in top edge; a little rubbed overall; minor foxing on verso. Near fine book with a very good dust jacket.

    [Together with]: Once Too Often. New York: Doubleday, Doran & Company, 1938. First Edition. Octavo. 265 pp. Publisher's red cloth with black-stamped spine; with original illustrated dust jacket. Minor edgewear. Endpapers toned. Internally clean; top-edge stained red, other edges untrimmed; entire text block slightly toned in top edge. Dust jacket with some edgewear; a little chipping in head and foot of spine panel; back panel with some soiling; rubber overall. A near fine book with near fine dust jacket.

    [Together with]: Dog Eat Dog. Published for The Crime Club, Inc., Garden City, 1938. First Edition. Octavo. 275 pp. Publisher's black cloth with pictorial red-stamped spine; with original illustrated dust jacket. Corners bumped; some edgewear; head and foot of spine slightly pushed. Endpapers toned; some dampstaining along front and rear hinges; Ink number to front pastedown, price ticket to front free endpaper; front free endpaper and front blank clipped, ink label to book blurb page. Internally generally clean; some foxing, chiefly contained to margins and edges; top-edge stained red, some dampstaining; other edges untrimmed. Dust jacket with minor edgewear; spine sunned, heavily rubbed; back panel creased; front and back panel a little rubbed. Very good book with good dust jacket.

    [Together with]: You Can't Get Away By Running. New York: Doubleday, Doran & Co., Inc., 1939. First Edition. Octavo. 272 pp. Publisher's red cloth with pictorial black-stamped spine; with original illustrated dust jacket. Some edgewear; head and foot of spine slightly pushed. Endpapers toned. Internally generally clean; top-edge stained red, other edges untrimmed, minor edgewear; entire text block slightly toned in margins. Dust jacket with some edgewear; chipping in head and foot of spine panel; soiling on back panel; rubbed overall; slightly toned overall. Very good book with very good dust jacket.

    [Together with]: Dry Tortugas. New York: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., 1940. First Edition. Octavo. 271 pp. Publisher's light blue cloth with dark blue-stamped spine; with original illustrated dust jacket. Minor edgewear. Internally clean; top-edge stained yellow, other edges untrimmed. Dust jacket with minor edgewear; a little rubbed overall. A near fine book with near fine dust jacket.

    [Together with]: Bright Star of Danger. New York: Doubleday, Doran & Co., Inc., 1940. First Edition. Octavo. 273 pp. Publisher's aqua cloth with dark blue-stamped spine; with original illustrated dust jacket. Corners just bumped; some edgewear; spine sunned. Endpapers heavily toned; gift inscription to front free endpaper recto. Internally generally clean; top-edge stained blue, other edges untrimmed; minor soiling on edges. Dust jacket with some edgewear; some chipping in head and foot of spine panel, spine slightly sunned; soiling on back panel; a little rubbed overall; minor foxing on verso. Very good book with good dust jacket.

    [Together with]: Bring Me Another Murder. New York: E.P. Dutton & Company, Inc., 1942. First Edition. Signed and inscribed by the author to front free endpaper. Octavo. 249 pp. Publisher's green-stamped beige cloth; with original illustrated dust jacket. Corners just bumped; head and foot of spine just pushed. Internally generally clean; entire text block slightly toned in top margin; top-edge darkened, other edges untrimmed. Dust jacket with some edgewear; minor chipping in head and foot of spine panel and corners; a little rubbed overall. Very good book with very good dust jacket.


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