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    Richard Marsh. Group of Five Edwardian Crime Novels. London: Methuen & Co.; Chatto and Windus, 1905-1915. First editions. Judith Lee is the personal copy of Vincent Starrett. The Marquis of Putney. London: Methuen & Co., 1905. First edition. [Together with]: The Coward Behind the Curtain. London: Methuen & Co., 1908. First edition. [Together with]: Judith Lee. Some pages from her life. London: Methuen & Co., 1912. First edition, Methuen Colonial Library edition. Illustrated with four full page plates. Personal copy of Vincent Starrett, dated 8 Dec 1950, signed on the half-title. [Together with]: Margot - And Her Judges. London: Chatto and Windus, 1914. First edition. [Together with]: His Love or His Life. London: Chatto and Windus, 1915. First edition.

    Octavo. 309, 40 (publisher's ads March 1905) pages.; 309, 40 (publisher's catalog dated Nov. 1907) pages.; 316 pages.; 337, 32 (publisher's catalog dated Oct 1913) pages.; 309, 2 (publisher's ads), 32 (publisher's catalog dated Oct 1913) pages. Marquis in publisher's gilt-stamped red cloth. Coward in gilt-stamped red cloth. Judith in publisher's dark salmon paper wrappers with black print. Margot in publisher's gilt-stamped dark blue cloth. All volumes with corners bumped, minor edgewear, spine sunned. Internally generally clean; tail edges untrimmed, other edges trimmed, top edge darkened, minor intermittent foxing, some pages unevenly toned, minor edgewear. Coward front hinge starting. Judith endpapers printed with publisher's ads. Portrait of author laid in. Ink ownership to frontispiece recto. His Love with ink ownership to front free endpaper recto. Very good.


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