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Cover Her Face

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Cover Her Face

by James, P.D

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  • very good
  • Hardcover
  • Signed
  • first
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NY: Scribners, 1962. First Edition . Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 1st, brick cloth, vg (slt. cocked, discolored top edge) in vg dj w/ $3.95 price. Dj has minor wear and one short tear at top of spine, and a wrinkle aat the bottom of the rear panel. 254 pp. SIGNED on the title page.

Synopsis

Cover Her Face is the debut 1962 crime novel of P. D. James. It details the investigations by her poetry-writing detective Adam Dalgliesh into the death of a young, ambitious maid, surrounded by a family which has reasons to want her gone - or dead. The title is taken from a passage from John Webster's The Duchess of Malfi: "Cover her face. Mine eyes dazzle; she died young."

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Bookseller's Inventory #
10565
Title
Cover Her Face
Author
James, P.D
Format/Binding
Hardcover
Book Condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket Condition
Very Good
Quantity Available
1
Edition
First Edition
Publisher
Scribners
Place of Publication
NY
Date Published
1962

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Title Page
A page at the front of a book which may contain the title of the book, any subtitles, the authors, contributors, editors, the...
Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched...
VG
Very Good condition can describe a used book that does show some small signs of wear - but no tears - on either binding or...
Spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....
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...
Cocked
Refers to a state where the spine of a book is lightly "twisted" in such a way that the front and rear boards of a book do not...

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