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    S. S. Van Dine. Group of Eight Philo Vance Mysteries. New York: [1929-1939]. First editions, one inscribed.


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    S. S. Van Dine. The Bishop Murder Case. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1929. First edition. Octavo. [2, blank], [2], [x], 349, [3, ads], [2, blank] pages. Publisher's black cloth, spine and front board lettered and ruled in blue, in original dust jacket. Gentle spine lean; boards lightly rubbed; extremities very lightly worn. Front hinge starting. Dust jacket spine panel faintly browned, with a soft crease down the center; edges somewhat worn. Very good.

    [Together with:] The Kennel Murder Case. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1933. First edition. [and:] The Dragon Murder Case. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1933. First edition. [and:] The Casino Murder Case. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1934. First edition (with two duplicate copies). [and:] The Garden Murder Case. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1935. First edition. [and:] The Kidnap Murder Case. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1936. First edition, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper: To Harry Payne Burton / with the compliments and / best wishes of the author / S. S. Van Dine." Jacket supplied from another copy. [and:] The Gracie Allen Murder Case. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1938. First edition. [and:] The Winter Murder Case. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1939. First edition. Together, nine octavo volumes. Publisher's uniformly designed black cloth (except Gracie Allen in yellow), spines ruled and lettered in various colors; in original dust jackets. General mild shelfwear. Several books with previous owner signatures or rubber stamps. Dust jacket edges generally lightly worn; some spine panels toned; The Garden Murder Case lined. Very good or better. From the KoKo Collection.



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