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A Morbid Taste for Bones

A Morbid Taste for Bones

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A Morbid Taste for Bones

by Ellis Peters

  • Used
  • near fine
  • Hardcover
  • first
Condition
Near Fine/Near Fine
ISBN 10
0688033741
ISBN 13
9780688033743
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Brown and black boards with gold writing on spine; top of book spine rumpled. Picture of author standing near castle-like walls on back dust jacket; shelf wear on top of dust jacket spine. Cover price of $8.95 on front dust jacket fold; tight binding and pages still look in excellent condition.

William Morrow & Co First Edition; First Printing as "First Edition" and complete number line ending in "1" listed on copyright page.

Ellis' First Chronicle of Brother Cadfael in a "unique blend of charm and suspense set in medieval times." Hardcover and original unclipped dust jacket protected by archival Mylar cover.

Synopsis

A Morbid Taste for Bones is a medieval mystery novel by Ellis Peters, first published in 1977. It was adapted for television in 1996 by Central for ITV. It is the first novel in the Brother Cadfael series.

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Bookseller
Sherlock Joe's Book Hunting US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
PTR006
Title
A Morbid Taste for Bones
Author
Ellis Peters
Book Condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket Condition
Near Fine
Quantity Available
1
Edition
First
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0688033741
ISBN 13
9780688033743
Publisher
William Morrow & Co
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
November 1978
Pages
192
Keywords
ellis peters; morbid taste for bones; brother cadfael
Bookseller catalogs
Fiction; Mystery;

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Spine
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Number Line
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Tight
Used to mean that the binding of a book has not been overly loosened by frequent use.

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