Obelists en Route. London: W. Collins Sons for The Crime Club, [1933]. 8o. Original cloth (slight lean, spine faded, some spotting to edges). Provenance: Miss J. Salter, London (ownership inscription on front free endpaper). FIRST EDITION. -- Obelists Fly High. New York: Harrison Smith & Robert Haas, 1935. 8o. Original cloth (light fading to spine and board edges); pictorial dust jacket (¾ in. closed tear to front panel, minor chipping to lower edge, light browning). Provenance: Charles & Muriel Malam (ownership inscription on front free endpaper dated 1938). FIRST AMERICAN EDITION, scarce. Together 3 volumes, the complete Obelist series. An obelist, as noted on the dust jackets, is one who views with suspicion. (3) " /> KING, C. Daly. <I>Obelists at Sea</I>. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1933. 8<V>o. Original cloth (slight lean, light soiling to spine); pictorial dust jacket by Winfield Mills (light rubbing to front and back panels, edgewear, some closed tears with tape repairs to verso). <I>Provenance</I>: "Pappie" (bookplate). FIRST AMERICAN EDITION. -- <I>Obelists en Route</I>. London: W. Collins Sons for The Crime Club, [1933]. 8<V>o. Original cloth (slight lean, spine faded, some spotting to edges). <I>Provenance</I>: Miss J. Salter, London (ownership inscription on front free endpaper). FIRST EDITION. -- <I>Obelists Fly High</I>. New York: Harrison Smith & Robert Haas, 1935. 8<V>o. Original cloth (light fading to spine and board edges); pictorial dust jacket (¾ in. closed tear to front panel, minor chipping to lower edge, light browning). <I>Provenance</I>: Charles & Muriel Malam (ownership inscription on front free endpaper dated 1938). FIRST AMERICAN EDITION, scarce. Together 3 volumes, the complete Obelist series. An obelist, as noted on the dust jackets, is one who views with suspicion. (3) | Christie's
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    The Detective Fiction Library of Richard M. Lackritz, M.D.

    24 September 2002, New York

  • Lot 147

    KING, C. Daly. Obelists at Sea. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1933. 8o. Original cloth (slight lean, light soiling to spine); pictorial dust jacket by Winfield Mills (light rubbing to front and back panels, edgewear, some closed tears with tape repairs to verso). Provenance: "Pappie" (bookplate). FIRST AMERICAN EDITION. -- Obelists en Route. London: W. Collins Sons for The Crime Club, [1933]. 8o. Original cloth (slight lean, spine faded, some spotting to edges). Provenance: Miss J. Salter, London (ownership inscription on front free endpaper). FIRST EDITION. -- Obelists Fly High. New York: Harrison Smith & Robert Haas, 1935. 8o. Original cloth (light fading to spine and board edges); pictorial dust jacket (¾ in. closed tear to front panel, minor chipping to lower edge, light browning). Provenance: Charles & Muriel Malam (ownership inscription on front free endpaper dated 1938). FIRST AMERICAN EDITION, scarce. Together 3 volumes, the complete Obelist series. An obelist, as noted on the dust jackets, is one who views with suspicion. (3)

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    KING, C. Daly. Obelists at Sea. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1933. 8o. Original cloth (slight lean, light soiling to spine); pictorial dust jacket by Winfield Mills (light rubbing to front and back panels, edgewear, some closed tears with tape repairs to verso). Provenance: "Pappie" (bookplate). FIRST AMERICAN EDITION. -- Obelists en Route. London: W. Collins Sons for The Crime Club, [1933]. 8o. Original cloth (slight lean, spine faded, some spotting to edges). Provenance: Miss J. Salter, London (ownership inscription on front free endpaper). FIRST EDITION. -- Obelists Fly High. New York: Harrison Smith & Robert Haas, 1935. 8o. Original cloth (light fading to spine and board edges); pictorial dust jacket (¾ in. closed tear to front panel, minor chipping to lower edge, light browning). Provenance: Charles & Muriel Malam (ownership inscription on front free endpaper dated 1938). FIRST AMERICAN EDITION, scarce. Together 3 volumes, the complete Obelist series. An obelist, as noted on the dust jackets, is one who views with suspicion. (3)


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