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The Body in the Library by  Agatha Christie - First Edition - 1942 - from Burnside Rare Books, ABAA (SKU: 140941759)

The Body in the Library

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The Body in the Library

by Christie, Agatha

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London: The Crime Club by Collins, 1942. First Edition. Near Fine/Near Fine. First edition, first printing. Bound in publisher's original red cloth stamped in black. Near Fine with light lean to binding, foxing to textblock edge, pages toned and several soiled. In a Near Fine dust jacket with several short edge-tears, toning and soiling to rear panel.

Synopsis

The Body in the Library is a work of detective fiction by Agatha Christie and first published in the US by Dodd, Mead and Company in February 1942 and in UK by the Collins Crime Club in May of the same year. The US edition retailed at $2.00 and the UK edition at seven shillings and sixpence (7/6). The novel features her fictional amateur detective Miss Marple.

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Bookseller
Burnside Rare Books, ABAA US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
140941759
Title
The Body in the Library
Author
Christie, Agatha
Book condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket condition
Near Fine
Quantity-available
1
Edition
First Edition
Publisher
The Crime Club by Collins
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1942
Bookseller catalogs
Literature;

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About Burnside Rare Books, ABAA

Burnside Rare Books specializes in American and British literature, and rare nonfiction. We are located in downtown Portland, Oregon and open by appointment.

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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]
soiled
Generally refers to minor discoloration or staining.
jacket
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fine
A book in fine condition exhibits no flaws. A fine condition book closely approaches As New condition, but may lack the... [More]
Cloth
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