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    Agatha Christie. Pair of Collins Books. London: 1934. First editions.

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    Agatha Christie. Parker Pyne Investigates. London: Collins, 1934. First edition. Octavo. 248, [6] pages. Publisher's full maroon cloth, spine lettered in silver. All edges trimmed. Fairly mild shelf and joint wear at extremities of binding; backstrip slightly faded; spine ends gently pushed; minor rubbing and soiling to boards. Normal age toning to edges and interior of text block; some foxing to edges; top a bit dust-soiled. Evidence of dog-earing and small spots of foxing scattered occasionally throughout. About near fine. First and only appearance of James Parker Pyne; introduction of Ariadne Oliver.

    [Together with:] The Listerdale Mystery. And Other Stories. London: Collins, 1934. First edition. Octavo. 251, [5] pages. Publisher's full maroon cloth, spine lettered in silver. All edges trimmed. Minimal shelf wear at extremities of binding; tiny amount of rubbing to front board. Normal age toning to edges and interior of text block; a few small spots to top and bottom edge. One or two minor marginal spots of soiling scattered throughout text block. Very nearly fine.



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