Postmortem

by Cornwell, Patricia

Postmortem (Kay Scarpetta, #1)

A series of monstrous stranglings in Richmond, Virginia leaves the city paralyzed with fear. Medical examiner Kay Scarpetta begins her investigation, and quickly realizes a terrible pattern is emerging, and someone begins to sabotage her research and wants her dead!

Macavity Award for Best First Mystery Novel (1991), Anthony Award for Best First Novel (1991), Prix du Roman d'Adventure, Crime Writers' Association New Blood Dagger, Edgar Award for Best First Novel (1991)

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The first edition of Postmortem was published by Charles Scribner’s Sons, New York, and MacDonald, London in 1990. First editions include a full number line on the copyright page and an $16.95 price on the front flap of the original dust jacket.

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1990
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Postmortem - Patricia Daniels Cornwell (1990 1st Edition 1st Printing Vintage Hardcover w/DJ) Dr. Kay Scarpetta Book #1 Debut Crime Fiction Edgar Award ISBN: 0684191415 Winner of the Edgar Award in 1991 for Best First Novel, this book debuts medical examiner, Dr. Kay Scarpetta. Copyright 1990 and published by Charles Scribner's Sons (New York). First Edition, 1st Printing per the numberline on the… Read more about this item
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New York, New York, U.S.A.: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1990. First Edition Later Printing . Hardcover. Good/Fine. True FIRST EDITION, but Fifth Printing & ex-lib copy of the celebrated author's series in which Dr. Kay Scarpetta was introduced to the world. Hardcover with black quarter-cloth-wrapped spine over red paper boards is only Good: show signs of heavy use: cocked,… Read more about this item
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1990
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NY: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1990. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED. Like New. 1st/1st with full number line beginning with "1". Pre-publication, association edition inscribed by Cornwell with full name on the half-title page to a former co-worker at the Virginia State Laboratory in Richmond Virginia. "To Mary Lea, Best Wishes, Patricia Daniels Cornwell 1989." Book has mild slant from reading otherwise tight… Read more about this item
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London, England: Warner Books, 1994. Book. Good. Paperback. Reprint. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Paperback, reprint, 166gms, 291 pages. This is another instalment in Cornwell's much-loved Kay Scarpetta crime series. Book is in good condition with minor general age-related wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout. There is a medium sized pen marking from a previous owner… Read more about this item
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1990
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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1990. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. First edition. Fine in fine dustwrapper. Inscribed by the author, her first mystery and first in her Kay Scarpetta series.
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1990
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London: Macdonald, 1990. First Edition . Hardcover. Fine/Fine. First UK Edition, first impression of first novel, signed by the author with dedication "to Ralph, was it all a dream?", Ralph being the noted bookseller Ralph Spurrier of Postmortem books. No inscriptions or marks, seemingly unread.
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1990
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Postmortem: A Mystery Introducing Dr. Kay Scarpetta
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1990
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G/G. Signed by author with her shorter initials only signature. Board rub, top block stain, jacket edge wear and spine chip. Book club
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1990
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U.S.A.: Scribner, 1990. Signed by the Author. Clean text. Unread. Red boards & black spine, gold spine lettering. Not clipped. Small close creased tear to the bottom edge of the front panel. New mylar cover. Handsome copy. Nice substitute for the rather elusive 1st trade edition issued by Scribners.. Signed by Author(s). First Edition , 1st Printing BCE. Hardcover w/… Read more about this item
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Post Mortem : Ein Kay-Scarpetta-Roman

Post Mortem : Ein Kay-Scarpetta-Roman

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1989
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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1989. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. BOOK FINE/JACKET NEAR FINE. 8vo - over 7¾"" - 9¾"" tall. Signed by Author. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR on a special decorative bookplate. AN EXTREMELY CLEAN, ATTRACTIVE COPY WITH A BRIGHT, BEAUTIFUL DUSTJACKET IN NEW, GLOSSY BRODART. 1ST PRINTING. NO PREVIOUS OWNER MARKINGS.… Read more about this item
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Postmortem: A Mystery Introducing Dr. Kay Scarpetta

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Scribner. Hardcover. 0684191415 First Edition 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. Signed by author with brief inscription on title page. DJ has minimal wear, no tears, no obvious creases, price intact $16.95. Book has some light scarring/scuffing to upper edge of text block. Minimal soiling to text block. Page 17 has a small… Read more about this item
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New York: Scribner's, 1990. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. New York: Scribner's, 1990. 293pp Book Club The first Kay Scarpetta Award winner (MWA). Book Club (BCE/BOMC). Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine. Book Club (BCE/BOMC)
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POSTMORTEM

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New York:: Charles Scribner's Sons,, (1990.). Hardcover -. Very near fine in fine dust jacket.. Book club edition. The mystery which introduced Dr. Kay Scarpetta. The only novel to win the Edgar, Creasy, Anthony, Macavity awards and the French Prix du Roman d'Aventure in the same year. Same format and dustjacket art as the original edition.
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Postmortem: Scarpetta 1

Postmortem: Scarpetta 1

by Patricia Cornwell

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1990
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NY: Charles Scribner's Sons. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1990. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0684191415 . Signed by Cornwell under her name on the title page. The early style signature, with her full name spelled out. No flaws; a beautiful copy. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 293 pages; Signed by Author .
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