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1 Wells, Carolyn ABENIKI CALDWELL: A Burlesque Historical Novel
New York: H.D. Russell, Publisher, 1902. First edition. Hardcover. Wear and abrasion to extremities, else a very good plus copy with interior clean and bright, hinges strong; no dust jacket. Natural cloth shelfback over marbled boards with paste-on printed label to front cover. 
Melodrama pastiche from the dauntingly prolific parodist, anthologist, bibliographer, mystery writer, and author of "the first important critical work on detective fiction." (Barrie Hayne). Illustrated with numerous engravings printed from the originals. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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2 Wells, Carolyn FULLERS' EARTH
Philadelphia & London: J.B. Lippincott Company, (1932). B0006ALVBQ First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Nifty vintage bookplate to pastedown, hint of fading to spine, else fine, a lovely example, in orange cloth with black lettering; lacking dust jacket. 
A Fleming Stone detective story. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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3 Wells, Carolyn THE FURTHEST FURY
New York: A.L. Burt Company Publishers, (1924). Vintage reprint. Hardcover. Fine, in full celadon-green cloth with gilt spine titling; in an about near fine illustrated dust jacket with some minor nicking and a few tiny edge tears at spine ends. 
A Fleming Stone mystery, set in a New England town where Nevin Lawrence and his widowed sister are found murdered by the same hand--and the only clues found are the smashed fragments of an exquisite Tanagra figure. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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4 Wells, Carolyn THE RUBAIYAT OF BRIDGE
New York and London: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1909. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Very very minor offset fade to rear cover, else very close to fine, a fresh, bright example; in brick-red cloth with duochrome front cover paste-on illustration; in illustrated dust jacket, with major chips from upper front and rear panels, spine tail. 
Delightful little burlesques of bridge-players, rendered in comical verse by Wells and in delicately limned satirical drawings by May Wilson Preston. Very charming little volume; very scarce in this early jacket! 12mo. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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5 Wells, Carolyn THE UMBRELLA MURDER
Philadelphia & London: J.B. Lippincott Company, 1931. B00085TN6O First edition, first printing. In green cloth with black titling; in an illustrated dust jacket with artwork by Irving Politzer. Hardcover. Near fine: owner's name to pastedown, front endsheet, dots of dampstain to fore-edge and lower page edges, light wear at lower edge, tiny spots of stain to rear cover, mild darkening to spine crown; very good jacket, chipped, nicked, lightly dampstained. 
A Fleming Stone mystery. "The vogue of the genre owes much to this gentle American lady...who wrote indefatigably (170 books, 75 of them mysteries), edited anthologies, and produced the first theoretical treatise on the form."--Barzun and Taylor. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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