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A Whiff of Death

by Isaac Asimov

Condition: Good


Victor Gollancz Ltd., 1969. Hardcover. Good. 1969. Third impression. 210 pages. No dust jacket. Red cloth. Previous owner's inscription to front endpaper. Mild tanning to pages throughout with occasional thumb marking present. Light marking to text block edges. Boards have moderate shelf wear with rubbing and heavy corner bumping. Some light marking to surfaces and sunning to spine with crushing at ends.

The Death Dealers is a mystery novel by Isaac Asimov published in 1958 (later republished as A Whiff of Death). It is about a university professor whose research student dies while conducting an experiment. The professor attempts to determine if the death was accidental or planned.


  • Bookseller: World of Rare Books GB (GB)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 1572941731LIB
  • Title: A Whiff of Death
  • Author: Isaac Asimov
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Victor Gollancz Ltd.
  • Date published: 1969


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