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The Bigger They Come by  A.A. (Earl Stanley Gardner) Fair - 1st Paperback Edition - 1943 - from Brenner's Books - Rare & Collectable (SKU: 012205)

The Bigger They Come

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The Bigger They Come

by Fair, A.A. (Earl Stanley Gardner)

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Near Fine Minus
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New York: Pocket Books, 1943. 1st Paperback Edition. Soft cover. Near Fine Minus. Vintage Paperback Pocket Books 228. Sharp First Paperback Printing, September, 1943. No cover price. Square, tight and clean throughout with no interior toning. Mild edge and surface wear. Spine lightly toned Fresh and bright with no chipping, creases or tears. Feels unread. A very pretty collectable copy of the first Bertha Cool & Donald Lam mystery and the first title published using this pseudonym. An uncommon printing as are all of the early printings.


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Brenner's Books - Rare & Collectable US (US)
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The Bigger They Come
Fair, A.A. (Earl Stanley Gardner)
Soft cover
Book condition
Used - Near Fine Minus
1st Paperback Edition
Pocket Books
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
Bookseller catalogs
Mystery/Suspense/Crime Drama;

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Brenner's Books - Rare & Collectable

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Manasquan, New Jersey
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About Brenner's Books - Rare & Collectable

35 Plus years buying and selling collectable books. Member ABAA, ILAB, IOBA.
An eclectic mix of good books specializing in Sci-Fi, Mystery, General Antiquarian, Books About Books, Signed First Editions, Vintage Paperbacks, Modern Fiction and many, many others. Prompt, professional customer service, always!.
Please excuse any glare or reflections in the pictures. Books I know; photography not so much. I will answer any questions regarding condition if photos are unclear or provide additional photos if needed.
All books are stored in a temperature controlled library in a smoke free home. All books are professionally packed and shipped and all jacketed books will come with an archival Brodart jacket protector.


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The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....
A book in fine condition exhibits no flaws. A fine condition book closely approaches As New condition, but may lack the...
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Used to mean that the binding of a book has not been overly loosened by frequent use.

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