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    Willetta Ann Barber and R. F. Schabelitz. Group of Four Christopher Storm Mysteries. Published for The Crime Club, Garden City: Doubleday, Doran & Co., Inc., 1940-1942. First editions. Murder Draws a Line signed and inscribed by one of the authors. Murder Draws a Line. A Christopher Storm Mystery. Published for The Crime Club, Garden City: Doubleday, Doran & Co., Inc., 1940. First edition, stated. Signed and inscribed by one of the authors to the front free endpaper recto, "To (?) - / With my deepest wish / for her happiness - / Fondly - / -Billie - /" (Willetta-Ann Barber). Octavo. 333 pp. Text illustrations. Publisher's red-stamped grey cloth; original illustrated dust jacket. Minor edgewear, corners just bumped. Small dampstain on rear endpapers. Internally generally clean; minor intermittent foxing, top edge stained red, other edges untrimmed. Dust jacket unclipped ($2.00); heavy edgewear, chipping to head and foot of spine panel and corners, amateur repairs to head of spine panel, some soiling on back panel, rubbed, reinforced with cello tape on verso. Very good book with good dust jacket.

    [Together with]: Pencil Points to Murder. A Christopher Storm Mystery. Published for The Crime Club, Garden City: Doubleday, Doran & Co., Inc., 1941. First edition, stated. Octavo. 304 pp. Text illustrations. Publisher's red-stamped black cloth; original illustrated dust jacket. Minor edgewear. Endpapers toned. Internally clean; top edge stained red, other edges untrimmed. Dust jacket unclipped ($2.00); minor edgewear, small chip in foot of spine panel, somewhat rubbed. Very good book with very good dust jacket.

    [Together with]: Drawn Conclusion. A Christopher Storm Mystery. Published for The Crime Club, Garden City: Doubleday, Doran & Co., Inc., 1942. First edition, stated. Octavo. 301 pp. Text illustrations. Publisher's green-stamped blue cloth; original illustrated dust jacket. Minor edgewear, corners rubbed. Endpapers toned. Internally clean; top edge stained yellow, other edges untrimmed. Dust jacket unclipped ($2.00); heavy edgewear, chipping to head and foot of spine panel, rubbed. Very good book with good dust jacket.

    [Together with]: Murder Enters the Picture. A Christopher Storm Mystery. Published for The Crime Club, Garden City: Doubleday, Doran & Co., Inc., 1942. First edition, stated. Octavo. 297 pp. Text illustrations. Publisher's pink-stamped black cloth; original illustrated dust jacket. Minor edgewear, corners just bumped. Endpapers moderately foxed. Internally generally clean; minor intermittent foxing, top edge trimmed, other edges untrimmed. Dust jacket unclipped ($2.00); moderate edgewear, chipping to head and foot of spine panel and corners, some soiling on back panel, rubbed, foxing on verso. Very good book with good dust jacket.


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