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87th Precinct: A Trilogy of 3 Full-Length Inner Sanctum Mystery Novels

by McBain, Ed

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


New York: Simon & Schuster, 1959. First Edition . Yellow Boards. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Pages are browning as usual, dust jacket has price intact but all four corners are clipped, top of spine has 1/4" vertical tear with corresponding tear on dust jacket, minor chipping at top of spine, some rubbing to extremities, front pastedown is wrinkled and torn at edge (apparent binder's defect).




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