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    Agatha Christie. Pair of Odhams Press Books. London: 1933-1937. First editions.

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    Agatha Christie. The Hound of Death. And Other Stories. London: Odhams Press Limited, 1933. First edition. Octavo. 247, [1] pages. Publisher's full maroon cloth, spine lettered in gilt with gilt publisher's device. Original illustrated jacket. All edges trimmed. Mild shelf wear at extremities of binding; mild discoloration to backstrip; spine ends gently pushed; lettering darkened; spots of discoloration/staining to front board; top edge a bit dusty. Normal light age toning to edges and interior of text block; fairly extensive foxing to edges; top edge slightly darkened. Spots of marginal foxing scattered occasionally throughout. Fairly mild rubbing and soiling to exposed panels of jackets; short tears at top and bottom of rear joints and top of front joint resulting in some rumpling, soft creasing; one closed tear at top of front flap fold; small chip at head of rear flap fold. Single small tape repair at verso; one spot of soiling. About very good.

    [Together with:] Murder in the Mews. And Other Stories. London: Odhams Press Limited, [1937]. Later printing. Octavo. 280 pages. Publisher's full periwinkle cloth, spine lettered in gilt with gilt publisher's device. Original illustrated jacket. All edges trimmed. Minimal shelf wear at extremities of binding; spine ends just starting to fray; lettering darkened; a handful of spots of discoloration, most pronounced along backstrip. Normal age toning to edges and interior of text block; a few tiny specks of foxing to top edge, which is a bit dust-soiled. Very few spots of foxing scattered throughout interior. A bit of light rubbing and soiling to exposed panels of jacket; some mild edge wear resulting in minor rumpling and a minuscule amount of paper loss at spine and flap fold ends. Some faint spots of foxing at verso. Near fine.



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