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Agatha Christie
Agatha Christie The Body In The Library 1942 1st Edition Fine Leather Binding
London: Collins, 1942. Fine binding as new. Interior near fine - see photos. A Fine Binding, Recently Completed The Book The Body In The Library by Agatha Christie Published by Collins Crime Club in 1942 Increasingly scarce first edition of this early title Book measures approx. 7 inches x 5 inches The Binding Finely bound in a sumptuous full dark blue Harmatan morocco leather Single line gilt panels to front and rear boards Spine with raised bands, gilt lines, titles and gilt motifs to panels Decorative gilt rolls to inner turn-ins, gilt lines to board edges and headcaps Patterned endpapers Hand-sewn silk endbands All gilt work tooled by hand in 24 carat gold leaf All edges of text block gilt Condition Exterior - the fine binding is in immaculate condition Interior - pages are very clean indeed, a lovely example - see photos. Shipping I provide free UK shipping on all my fine bindings I pack books securely and ship promptly after payment is received I provide tracking information to the purchaser once dispatched Summary An opportunity to purchase a scarce early edition of a classic Christie title, now preserved in a handsome fine binding. Would make a wonderful gift and a sound investment. Please feel free to contact me if you have any further questions about the book or binding. Andrew Sims is a passionate exponent of traditional fine binding. He has won multiple awards for his historic binding and traditional gold finishing work. He aspires to the work of the great binderies past such as Sangorski & Sutcliffe, Bayntun Riviere, Zaehnsdorf and Birdsall. Track Page Views Wi … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Andrew Sims Bookbinding (andrew--sims--bookbinding) [Monmouthshire, GB]
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