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    Agatha Christie. Two Jacket Variants of The A.B.C. Murders. New York: 1936. First American editions.

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    Agatha Christie. The A.B.C. Murders. A New Poirot Mystery. New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1936. First American edition, green jacket issue. Octavo. viii, [2], 306 pages. Publisher's full yellow cloth, front and spine lettered in green. Original pictorial dust jacket printed in green, yellow and black. Fore-edge untrimmed; others trimmed; top edge stained yellow. A bit of shelf wear to binding; spine ends pushed; cloth starting to thin at joints; corners bumped. Speckling to top edge of text block; rubbing to bottom edge. A bit of uneven discoloration to endpapers. Very light edge wear to jacket; soft creases at joint and flap folds; minimal rubbing to exposed panels; flaps clipped. Very nearly fine.

    [Together with:] The A.B.C. Murders. A New Poirot Mystery. New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1936. First American edition, red jacket issue. Octavo. viii, [2], 306 pages. Publisher's full yellow cloth, front and spine lettered in green. Fore-edge untrimmed; others trimmed; top edge stained yellow. Moderate wear to joints and edges of binding; spine ends pushed with top end split; very slight discoloration at backstrip and joints; white soiling, likely glue, at corners of front board. Minor dust-soiling to top edge; rubbing at bottom. Faint spots of soiling scattered occasionally at margins throughout. Paper loss along top and bottom edges of jacket, most pronounced at spine and flap fold ends; some shallow fraying; wear and soft creasing at joints and flap folds; toning and rubbing to exposed panels; sticker at spine panel; flaps clipped. Rubbing at verso. Near fine book in a very good jacket.



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