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DescriptionS. S. Van Dine. The "Canary" Murder Case. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1927. First edition. Octavo. , x, , 343, [3, ad and blanks] pages. Publisher's black cloth, spine and front lettered in green; all text block edges trimmed; original illustrated dust jacket, variant with reference to the forthcoming "The Taxicab Murder Case" on rear flap (presumed first issue). Binding worn at extremities; spine ends softened; fairly minor wear and soiling to boards; wear along joints; corners tapped. Endpapers and text block softly yellowed; text block edges softened; a couple of gutters cracked; a few instances of faint marginal staining. Jacket rubbed; chipping and creasing at spine and flap fold ends; short tear at foot of rear panel; general light toning; series of small tidemarks visible at verso. Good. A Haycraft Queen Cornerstone.
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