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    Agatha Christie. The Moving Finger. New York: 1942. First edition.
    Agatha Christie. The Moving Finger. New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1942. First edition. Octavo. [6], 229, [5, blank] pages. Publisher's red cloth, spine lettered in black with hand decoration stamped in black, front with publisher's device stamped in black; fore-edge untrimmed, others trimmed; original illustrated dust jacket. Slight wear at spine ends and along joints and bottom edges of boards. Very mild age dulling to text block; a few tiny specks of soiling to top edge; discoloration at rear endpapers from binder's glue; crimping at head of inner margin visible to several interior leaves, from binding and trimming process. Faint crease running vertical length of jacket spine panel; minor wear resulting in flecks of color loss at joints and front flap fold; light rubbing to rear panel; trace of creasing at flap folds; flaps clipped. A few areas of slight discoloration at verso. Near fine.


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