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Agatha Christie
AGATHA CHRISTIE PERIL AT END HOUSE - RARE UK 1ST 1932 2/6' ORIGINAL DUST JACKET
United Kingdom: AGATHA CHRISTIE - PERIL AT END HOUSE, published by UK publisher Collins, copyright 1932, First Printing in Correct 1st state satin cloth orange boards (states "Copyright 1932" on copyright page with no references to subsequent printings), lists to "The Murder At The Vicarage" on list of Christie books to left of title page, orange stain-like cloth boards with black lettering to spine and front board, 2nd state original Dust Jacket (identical size and artwork to the 1st state but for the 2/6' net price rather than 7/6 price on spine and the green background color). VERY RARE BOOK - THIS BOOK (ALONG WITH MURDER AT THE VICARAGE AND PERIL AT END HOUSE) WERE ALL PUBLISHED USING THIS VERY ODD ALMOST SATIN-LIKE CLOTH ORANGE CLOTH WHICH CHANGED TO A STANDARD NORMAL ORANGE CLOTH (WHICH COLLINS WOULD CONTINUE TO USE FOR ALL CHRISTIE'S 1ST PRINTINGS UP THROUGH THE MID 1960s). THIS CLOTH IS ONLY FOUND ON THE TRUE 1ST STATE OF THE 1ST PRINTING (THERE ARE 2ND STATES OF THE 1ST PRINTING THAT HAVE BLACK BOARDS - SIMILAR TO WHAT COLLINS HAD USED ON CHRISTIE'S BOOKS FROM 1928-1929). Book has no former owner or used bookstore markings/stamps inside (original bookseller's tiny sticker at bottom gutter to inside rear board), clean white endpapers - no staining or tape residue or age darkening, no foxing to pages or endpapers, slight foxing/age darkening/dust soiling to outer page edges, no spine lettering fading/wear and just a hint of spine sun fading to cloth color, tight white pages with no creased page corners, no wear to board edges, board corners or spine tips, no wear to … [Click Below for Full Description]
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