Description

    Ruth Rendell. Group of Three Novels. London: [1965-1968]. First editions, signed.

    More Information:

    Ruth Rendell. To Fear a Painted Devil. London: John Long [1965]. First edition, signed by the author on the title-page. Octavo. 183, [184] pages. Publisher's dark grayish-brown paper-covered boards, spine lettered in red and blue, in original dust jacket. Gentle spine lean; spine ends and corners worn; a couple small blemishes to the rear board. Small splash to fore-edge of first couple leaves; front hinge extended, but holding firm; slightly over-opened in final gathering; slightly shaken. Dust jacket edges lightly worn and lightly discolored from tape or other adhesive residue; rear panel rubbed. Still, a very good copy.

    [Together with:] Vanity Dies Hard. London: John Long, [1965]. First edition, signed by the author on the half-title-page above an author-signed bookplate affixed to center of the page. Octavo. 182, [183], [1, blank] pages. Publisher's black paper-covered boards, spine lettered in blue and yellow, in original dust jacket. Gentle spine lean; front board slightly splayed; light rubbing to rear board; bottom corners a touch worn. Dust jacket edges and folds lightly worn; rear panel rubbed with some minor soiling to white background; verso of spine panel faintly discolored. Near fine.

    [And:] The Secret House of Death. London: John Long, [1968]. First edition, signed by the author on the title-page. Octavo. 184 pages. Publisher's dark grayish-brown paper-covered boards, spine lettered in gilt, in original lightly restored dust jacket. Gentle spine lean; light wear to spine ends and corners; corners softly bumped; tiny divot to front board with some minor soiling; some minor flaking to rear joint near crown, possibly touched up, with a light sheen visible. Front hinge partially extended but holding film; text-block sagging just slightly. Text block edges reinforced with paper tape at spine ands and flap folds, just a touch of color conservation; rear panel rubbed; occasional very minor soiling. A very good copy in an attractive minimally restored jacket. From the KoKo Collection.



    Fees, Shipping, and Handling Description: Books - Small (view shipping information)

    Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    September, 2017
    14th Thursday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 8
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 117

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    25% on the first $250,000 (minimum $19), plus 20% of any amount between $250,000 and $2,500,000, plus 12% of any amount over $2,500,000 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 2018 August 18 Americana & Political - Dallas.

    Learn about consigning with us

    I don’t often do testimonials but in this case I felt truly obligated to thank Heritage Auctions for the extremely professional job your organization did for me.
    Charlie K.,
    Pittsburgh, PA
    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

    2017 December 10 Arms & Armor, Civil War & Militaria Signature Auction - Dallas
    2017 December 10 Arms & Armor, Civil War & Militaria Signature Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED $1,735,414