Item #6896 A CARIBBEAN MYSTERY. Agatha Christie.


New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1965. First American Edition. "Jane Marple, who has been unwell, is sent by her solicitous newphew on holiday to the West Indies. Despite the exotic setting, little time elapses before her formidable powers are put to the test with the death, in suspicious circumstances, of Major Palgrave, an elderly fellow guest" (Wagstaff & Poole, p.215). Hubin, p.79. Item #6896

First Printing. Octavo (21.5cm); dark green paper-covered boards and lime green cloth backstrip, with titles stamped in gilt and black on spine; green topstain; dustjacket; x,245,[1]pp. Light wear to crown, some rubbing to cloth at upper backstrip, else a clean, Near Fine copy. Dustjacket is price-clipped, showing light wear to extremities, some gentle sunning and faint foxing, with a small (and unnecessary) piece of clear tape on verso; Very Good+.

Price: $125.00

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