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    Agatha Christie. The Body in the Library. London: 1942. First British edition.

    More Information: Agatha Christie. The Body in the Library. London: The Crime Club by Collins, 1942. First British edition. Octavo. 160 pages. Publisher's full red-orange cloth, spine lettered in black. Original illustrated dust jacket. All edges trimmed. Spine slightly skewed; minimal shelf wear with an occasional soft bump to extremities of binding; spots of discoloration to backstrip; cloth at boards a touch rippled. Normal light toning to edges and interior of text block; some foxing at edges. Previous owner's penciling effaced from front free endpaper. Minimal fraying at spine and flap fold ends; light rubbing and soiling to exposed panels, with several splashes to front panel; .5" tear at head of front joint. One or two small stains at verso. Near fine. Published a couple of months after the book's first appearance in America.

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