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Beware the Curves

by Gardner, Erle Stanley as A. A. Fair

  • Used
  • fine
  • hardcover
  • First
Fine/Near Fine
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About This Item

New York: William Morrow and Company, 1956. First Edition . Red Cloth. Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. A Donald Lam - Bertha Cool Mystery, dust jacket has price intact, minor wrinkling rubbing to extremities, 1/2" clean tear on lower front panel of dust jacket, small chip (1/32" at top of spine). Dust jacket in protective mylar cover.


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Michael Carroll Dooling, Rare Books & Manuscripts, LLC US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
Beware the Curves
Gardner, Erle Stanley as A. A. Fair
Red Cloth
Book condition
Used - Fine
Jacket condition
Near Fine
Quantity available
First Edition
William Morrow and Company
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
Erle Stanley Gardner, A. A. Fair, Donald Lam, Bertha Cool
Bookseller catalogs
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Terms of Sale

Michael Carroll Dooling, Rare Books & Manuscripts, LLC

All items offered are subject to prior sale. Payment may be made via Personal Check (10 day clearance), Bank Draft, Money Order, PayPal, Major Credit Card through Connecticut residents please add 6% sales tax. Institutions may purchase with a Purchase Order and will be invoiced for payment within terms of 30 days. Customers ordering from outside the United States please send payment in U. S. currency, a check drawn from a U.S. bank or an International Money Order. Domestically, items will be shipped via U.S. Mail - Media Rate or Priority Mail - in most cases. Shipping costs for heavy books and insurance costs are additional. Orders will be held for up to 7 days pending receipt of payment. All items are guaranteed as described. Items for any reason unsatisfactory may be returned within ten days of receipt, with prior notice. Separate notification of any return is requested, and all items must be insured for their full value. Any returns must be well packaged and sent in a traceable manner.

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Michael Carroll Dooling, Rare Books & Manuscripts, LLC

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Middlebury, Connecticut
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About Michael Carroll Dooling, Rare Books & Manuscripts, LLC

Michael Carroll Dooling, Rare Books & Manuscripts, LLC is located in Middlebury, Connecticut. Michael has been an antiquarian bookseller since 1976 and carries an eclectic array of books and manuscripts.


Some terminology that may be used in this description includes:

"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched...[more]
First Edition
In book collecting, the first edition is the earliest published form of a book. A book may have more than one first edition in...[more]
Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket.
A book in fine condition exhibits no flaws. A fine condition book closely approaches As New condition, but may lack the...[more]
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps...[more]

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