Agatha Christie. The Witness for the Prosecution. New York: [1948]. First edition.

    More Information: Agatha Christie. The Witness for the Prosecution. New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, [1948]. First edition, no English equivalent; the short story, "The Witness for the Prosecution," first appeared in The Hound of Death and Other Stories (London: 1933). Octavo. [vi], 272, [2, blank] pages. Publisher's gray paper-covered boards, spine lettered in red, publisher's device stamped in red on the front board; in original dust jacket. Spine ends and corners lightly worn; corners softly bumped. Top edge of text block lightly dust soiled; bottom corner of four leaves creased. Dust jacket edges lightly worn with some minor paper loss along the bottom edge; spine panel faintly dulled; rear panel rubbed. A near fine copy in a very good jacket. A nice example of a title often found in lesser condition. Source material for the 1957 film directed by Billy Wilder and starring Marlene Dietrich, Charles Laughton and Tyrone Power. From the KoKo Collection.

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