Payment Methods Accepted
About This Item
Victor Gollancz, 1945. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Good/Good. Scarce first edition, first impression of the first detective novel by Dilwyn Rees (the pseudonym of Glyn Daniel, professor of archaeology at Cambridge University), scarcer still in jacket. Hardback in Good Plus condition with a Good unclipped jacket. Blue cloth boards are bumped and lightly scuffed to the corners, surfaces clean but discoloured to the extremities, 223 pages, a few very minor use marks but overall contents clean, binding tight. Yellow jacket is tanned with surface marks, 1 cm chip missing from across the head of the spine, 3-4mm from the toe, small tears/chipping to the folds, now protected in a removable archival quality clear plastic sleeve. Price includes registered postage worldwide.
Review this book and you'll be entered for a chance to win $50!
(Log-in or create an account first!)
Terms of Sale
UP THE HILL BOOKS
30 day return guarantee, with full refund including original shipping costs for up to 30 days after delivery if an item arrives misdescribed or damaged.
About the Seller
Biblio.com member since: 2016
Ask Seller a Question
Some terminology that may be used in this description includes:
- 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]
- "Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched...[more]
- Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps...[more]
- Used to mean that the binding of a book has not been overly loosened by frequent use.
- The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....[more]