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Agatha Christie
AGATHA CHRISTIE SAD CYPRESS - UK 1ST 1940 w/RARE DJ HIGH GRADE
United Kingdom: AGATHA CHRISTIE - SAD CYPRESS, published by Collins, copyright 1940, FIRST PRINTING (says "Copyright -- Printed in Great Britain -- 1940" on copyright page with no references to subsequent printings, lists to "Ten Little Ni@@ers" on list of Christie books to left of title page, redish orange boards with black lettering on spine, ads for the same prior Christie books from 1939 at rear of book (plus adds for 2 other Collins Crime Club books from other authors), correct 1st state DJ with 2/6 Edition ad on rear cover, generic reviews for Christie's writing on inside front flap. THIS WAS ONE OF THE LAST OF THE "SEMI-THICK" UK COLLINS AGATHA CHRISTIE BOOKS - LATER BOOKS WOULD BE THINNER DUE TO PAPER RESTRICTIONS DURING WWII. VERY VERY RARE PRE-WW II BOOK TO FIND IN ITS ORIGINAL DJ. Book has one creased page corner, no former ownership markings or used book store marks/stamps/stickers inside, clean endpapers - no tape staining or markings, no foxing to pages, endpapers or outer page edges, slight age darkening/dust soiling to outer page edges, no internal spine splits, no spine lean, tight white pages with sharp corners, no wear to board edges or corners or spine tips, very slight spine fade, no stains or soiling to boards, bright red boards, no wear/loss to black spine lettering. Dust Jacket has NO CHIPPING, TEARING OR CREASING, slight wear to top spine tip, almost no edge wear, no wear to front flap crease (just a hint at flap crease corners only), slight dust soiling noticeable just on the white portion of rear panel, no spine fade, no staining or soiling to pan … [Click Below for Full Description]
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