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Morbid Taste for Bones, A A Mediaeval Whodunnit

Morbid Taste for Bones, A A Mediaeval Whodunnit

Morbid Taste for Bones, A A Mediaeval Whodunnit

Morbid Taste for Bones, A A Mediaeval Whodunnit Hardcover - 1977

by Peters, Ellis

  • Used
  • near fine
  • Hardcover
  • first
Used - Near Fine

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London: Macmillan, 1977. First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/fine. A very nice copy of the first Brother Cadfael novel. In this book Edith Pargeter combined her excellent historical novel abilities with her nom-de-plume Ellis Peters' well-constructed mysteries and started the boom in historical mysteries that continues to this day. There are many earlier examples of the form, but this is where it takes off and becomes a major publishing category. Historically important, well written, and a scarce book to find in nice condition. This copy has a previous owner's minuscule inscription on the front free endpaper (signature and date of 10 Dec 77, and the cryptic notation "F.E." indicating it was purchased through British bookseller Francis Edwards Ltd.), and very slight bumping to the spine, both head and tail, creasing the jacket slightly. The jacket is unclipped, and the book was not read more than once or twice. A nice copy of a cornerstone volume. Any photo attached to my listings are of the actual book described, not a stock photo. Dad's
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  • Title Morbid Taste for Bones, A A Mediaeval Whodunnit
  • Author Peters, Ellis
  • Binding Hardcover
  • Edition First edition
  • Condition Used - Near Fine
  • Publisher Macmillan, London
  • Date 1977
  • Bookseller's Inventory # 000050

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