Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice

    Description

    Anthony Berkeley. Death in the House. London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1939. First edition. Octavo (7.25 x 4.75 inches; 185 x 121 mm.). 255, [1] pages. Publisher's red cloth, spine stamped in gilt; all edges of the textblock trimmed; in the original illustrated dust jacket. Barely perceptible shelf wear at extremities of binding; spine ends gently pushed; a bit of bumping to bottom corner of front board. Mild toning with some faint, scattered foxing at edges and interior of text block. Jacket toned and rubbed with a few spots of soiling at exposed panels of jacket; some light edge wear with only a few tiny chips at spine and flap fold ends; a handful of soft creases. Minor foxing at verso of jacket; some spots of red along top edge of rear panel and flap. Near fine. Adrian Homer Goldstone's copy with his bookplate on the front pastedown. From the Otto Penzler Collection of Mystery Fiction.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    March, 2019
    6th Wednesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 6
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 339

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    25% on the first $300,000 (minimum $49), plus 20% of any amount between $300,000 and $3,000,000, plus 12.5% of any amount over $3,000,000 per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2020 September 14 - 15 Americana & Political.

    Learn about consigning with us

    We had a wonderful time in New York during the October 2013 Historical Manuscripts auction that featured my mother’s papers collected during her tenure as Martin Luther King, Jr.’s secretary. In fact, the entire experience from beginning to end has been a pleasure.
    Howard Ballou,
    Brandon, MS
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2019 November 14-16 Space Exploration Auction Featuring The Armstrong Family Collection Part IV - Dallas
    2019 November 14-16 Space Exploration Auction Featuring The Armstrong Family Collection Part IV - Dallas
    REALIZED SO FAR $2,537,851