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Agatha Christie
AGATHA CHRISTIE HERCULE POIROT'S CHRISTMAS UK 1ST 1939 w/RARE 1ST STATE DJ
United Kingdom: 1939. AGATHA CHRISTIE - HERCULE POIROT'S CHRISTMAS (published in the U.S. under the title "Murder for Christmas"), Published by Collins, copyright 1939, First Printing (states "Copyright 1939" at bottom on copyright page with no references to subsequent printings), lists to "Appointment With Death" on list of Christie books to left of title page, ad pages for the last 3 Christie books at rear of book, orange boards with black lettering to spine, correct 1st state DJ with generic review for Christie's writing on rear cover, price clipped (but a portion of the original 7s price is still visible CONFIRMING ITS A 1ST STATE DJ). A VERY DIFFICULT BOOK TO FIND IN ITS 1ST PRINT DUST JACKET (LATER PRINTINGS OF THIS BOOK WERE THE GREEN/YELLOW UNIFORM EDITION). Book has no creased page corners from prior reading, former owner's name on ffe otherwise no former ownership markings or used book store marks/stamps/stickers inside, clean endpapers - no tape staining or markings, no foxing to pages or endpapers, just a hint of foxing to top otuer page edge, slight dust soiling to outer page edges (no age darkening), no internal spine splits, no spine lean, tight white pages with sharp corners, no wear to board edges or corners, slight wear to spine tip corners, no spine sun fading, hint of handling soiling otherwise no stains or soiling to boards, no wear/loss to black spine lettering. Dust Jacket has been trimmed along bottom edge (a loose complete DJ has been laid in loose behind the original DJ inside the DJ protector to improve shelf appearance), bit of chipping at top of … [Click Below for Full Description]
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