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The Law of the Three Just Men

by Wallace, Edgar

Condition: Good/Very Good -


Garden City: Doubleday Doran/Crime Club, 1931 Book top paper edges toned red and soiled; bottom paper eges soiled, age toned and with 2 scraped indentations approx. 2" in length to remove a stamped maring (approx. 1/64" deep); bookplate on FEP (4"x6"); text block slightly cocked on bottom; light shelf wear top of spine. DJ has 4" tear along the top edge along DJ spine; 4 corners knicked; DJ color faded with loss of title and author. Price clipped. 316pp. Black cloth. Stated 1st Ed. Tight, bright copy. No internal notes or markings. DJ in Mylar cover.. First Edition. Cloth. Good/Very Good -. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Mystery.
  • Bookseller: On The Road Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 15579
  • Title: The Law of the Three Just Men
  • Author: Wallace, Edgar
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Good
  • Jacket condition: Very Good -
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Doubleday Doran/Crime Club
  • Place: Garden City
  • Date published: 1931
  • Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

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