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    Agatha Christie. Poirot Investigates. London: John Lane the Bodley Head Limited, 1924. First edition. Octavo (7.375 x 5 inches; 188 x 128 mm.). [viii], 298, [14] pages. Publisher's full golden-yellow cloth, front and spine stamped in black; top edge trimmed and stained black, others untrimmed. A bit of discoloration to spine; mild shelf wear with some bumping to corners and edges; spine ends slightly pushed; some light rubbing and soiling to boards. Normal age toning to edges and interior of text block; top edge a bit faded and rubbed. Uneven toning to endpapers; previous owner armorial bookplate tipped to front pastedown; front illustration from jacket tipped to rear pastedown; short closed tear at fore-edge of front flyleaf; some page edges roughly opened. Very good, almost near fine. Christie's first collection of short stories, and the first to feature her Belgian detective, Hercule Poirot. Queen's Quorum 71.

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