Cover Her Face

by James, P D

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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1962
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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.
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London: Sphere Books Limited, 1976. The very first Dalgleish story originally published in 1962. This copy is unmarked and the spine is uncreased. Very light wear only.. Reprint. Vintage Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
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London: Sphere, 1987. Reprint. Paperback. Fair. Reprinted paperback edition in fair condition with creasing to spine and minor wear to cover..Edges and pages clean and clear. No inscription or other writing throughout. A more than acceptable copy for reading.
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London: Faber and Faber, 1962. First edition of the author's first book. Octavo, original green cloth. Lengthily signed by the author on the title page with the added words, "P.D. James He knew with a sudden and heart-lifting certainty that they would meet again. And when that happened the right words would be found." The inscription is the final… Read more about this item
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London: Faber, 1962. First Edition. Hard Cover. Dust Jacket. Signed by Author. First UK Edition. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. Publisher's original green cloth, titles to spine in gilt. With the dust jacket. Edges of boards just a little rubbed and dulled, a few small, white spots to the cloth, faint partial toning to… Read more about this item
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by JAMES, P.D.

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1966
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NY: CHARLES SCRIBNER'S SONS. A-6.66 (v), 2 CLOSED EDGE TEARS TO THE UNCLIPPED DJ, CLEAN, UNMARKED COPY. . VG. Hardcover. First Edition. 1966.
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London: Folio Society 2008. (Hardcover in slipcase) 216pp. Fine, no dust jacket. Red illustrated cloth in near fine dark blue slipcase. Color frontispiece and illustrations. The slipcase is lightly bumped. "Exactly three months before the killing at Martingale MRS Maxie gave a dinner-party. Years later, when the trial was a half-forgotten scandal and the… Read more about this item
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1966
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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1966. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Signed by P. D. James (1920-2014) on the title page. James' first novel. First American Edition. First Printing. 254 pp. 8vo. Dust jacket is clean and sharp, with two closed tears at head of rear panel, now in mylar cover. Terra cotta cloth boards with black… Read more about this item
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by JAMES, P.D.

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1966
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NY: CHARLES SCRIBNER'S SONS. library stamp to spine area, new endpapers, bottom edge wear. unclipped dj. . Good. Hardcover. First Edition. 1966.
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by James, P D

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London: Faber, 1962. A first edition first printing published by Faber in 1962. A very good book without inscriptions with one light staining to the front board, with some wear to the corners appears - unread. In a very good+ or better dustwrapper unclipped and has a trifle wear to the corners. The author scarce first book. … Read more about this item
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USA: Scribners, 1962. A first edition first printing published by Scribners in 1962. A very good book without inscriptions in a very good+ or better dustwrapper unclipped and has a trifle wear to the corners and to the spine tips. One faint pencil number to the front flap. Some wear to the corners. The author scarce first book. … Read more about this item
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by James, P.D.

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1966
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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1966. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Signed by James on the title page. Fine in a Fine jacket, unclipped ($3.95), some rubbing at the back panel. Brick red buckram with black ink lettering on the spine. Square and firmly bound, clean internally. The debut novel from James, also the first to feature her detective… Read more about this item
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1966
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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1966. First American Edition. Near Fine/Near Fine. First American edition, first printing. Signed by P. D. James on the title page. Bound in publisher's rust colored cloth with spine lettered in black. Near Fine with slight bruising to spine ends in Near Fine dust jacket with light wear at spine ends, light indents… Read more about this item
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Cover Her Face (Adam Dalgliesh Mysteries, No. 1)

Cover Her Face (Adam Dalgliesh Mysteries, No. 1)

by James, P.D.

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Scribner, 2001. Paperback. Good. Pages can have notes/highlighting. Spine may show signs of wear. ~ ThriftBooks: Read More, Spend Less.Dust jacket quality is not guaranteed.
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COVER HER FACE

by James, P.D.

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1966
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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1966. First American Edition. Sharp copy of the author's first novel, and the first to feature her recurring character detective Adam Dalgliesh. "Dalgliesh investigates the murder of a beautiful young woman who was many things to many people - all of them bad" (Bourgeau, p.160). Hubin, p.216. First Printing. Octavo (20.75cm); rust-colored cloth, with… Read more about this item
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Cover Her Face (Adam Dalgliesh Mystery Series #1)

by P. D. James

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Popular Library. Used - Good. Good condition. #1 (Mystery, Suspense, Fiction)
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by James, P. D.

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Folio Society. Hardback. Signed by P. D. James to a label pasted securely to the title page. 216pp. Illustrated by Jonathan Burton with colour frontis and six further colour plates. Bound in red cloth blocked with a design by the artist in black, white and blue. Blue slipcase.Second impression of this folio Society edition edition. An… Read more about this item
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by James, P. D.

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This book shows the spine creases and slight skewing of the spine so often seen in paperback books. It is also another book that met the wrath of the book biting cat, so there are a trio of puncture wounds to the lower right corner of the front cover. The 254 pages are undamaged, clean and tight. … Read more about this item
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Cover Her Face

by James, P. D.

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1989
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London, England: Penguin Books, 1989. Book. Good. Small Paperback. Reprint. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Small paperback, reprint, 124gms, 206 pages. Book is in good condition with moderate age-related general wear and tear and heavy page discolouration/spotting throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings..
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Cover Her Face (Adam Dalgliesh Mysteries, No. 1)

Cover Her Face (Adam Dalgliesh Mysteries, No. 1)

by James, P.D.

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2001
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