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Agatha Christie
1922. Condition: Good. AGATHA CHRISTIE - THE SECRET ADVERSARY, published by UK publisher Bodley Head/John Lane, copyright 1922, First Printing (no printing states listed on copyright page, 1922 date (in roman numerals) on title page, 2 pages of ads in rear of book (only has ad for Mysterious Affair At Styles - no other Christie books listed), rebound red leather boards with gold gilt lettering to spine and bound-in cloth bookmark (when the book was rebound the pre-title page and the last page of ads were removed). SHOP AND COMPARE - ANOTHER REBOUND COPY OF THIS EXACT SAME BOOK WAS RECENTLY POSTED FOR ALMOST $2,400 - SEE EBAY AUCTION 190656256969 Book has a former owner's name at top on table of contents page, underlining of certain words to first few pages (stops at page 27) otherwise no other former owner or used bookstore markings/stamps inside, clean endpapers with no staining or tape residue, foxing to first few/last few pages, no foxing to endpapers or outer page edges, dust soiling/age darkening to outer page edges, no spine darkening or spine fading, tight flat pages with several creased page corners, no wear to board edges, board corners or spine tips, no soiling/discoloration to boards. Book also comes with a color facsimile of the UK 1st issue Dust jacket to provide protection from damage and to improve its appearance on a shelf. Overall a VG- book a very rare early 1920s era UK Bodley Head/John Lane Agatha Christie 1st printing of her 2nd book. I have a number of other U.K. and U.S. Agatha Christie 1st printing hardcover books up for auction on ebay - just click … [Click Below for Full Description]
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