By Agatha Christie
London   The Crime Club, Collins
7.5" by 5" 192pp
The first edition of this novel featuring Agatha Christie's beloved Belgian detective, Hercule Poirot.
By Agatha Christie

1948 Taken at the Flood

London   The Crime Club, Collins
7.5" by 5" 192pp
The first edition of this novel featuring Agatha Christie's beloved Belgian detective, Hercule Poirot.
£350.00
: 0.75kgs / : 802L8

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Description

First Edition, Publishers' Original Binding, With Dustwrapper

With the original unclipped dustwrapper.

Set post-World War II, 'Taken at the Flood' follows the death of a man calling himself Enoch Arden. The novel has been applauded for its twists and turns.  

Agatha Christie is one of the most prolific crime writers of the twentieth century. Her work consists of 66 detective novels, 150 short stories and 19 plays; she is the writer of the world's longest running play, The Mousetrap which has been on stage since 1952. Christie is also one of the bestselling novelists of all time and her works rank highly in the most-widely published books.

Condition

In the publisher's original cloth binding. With the original unclipped dustwrapper. Externally, very smart. Minor fading to the head and tail of spine. Head of spine is slightly bumped. Dust wrapper is generally smart. Chipping to the head and tail of spine. Loss to the tail of spine. Small chip to the bottom of rear wrap. Light rubbing to the rear joint of dust wrapper. Former owner's inscription to the recto of front endpaper, 'Keith V Arrowsmith Read at Frankfurt Dec 79'. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright. Scattered spots to the fore-edge affecting the odd pages.

Very Good Indeed

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