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The Nine Tailors

by Sayers, Dorothy

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  • hardcover
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Harcourt Brace, 1936-01-01. Hardcover. Acceptable. 1934 Printing. Ex-library copy with usual markings and attachments. Ex-library copy with usual markings and attachments. Binding is tight and square. Text is clean but tanned at the edges. No dust jacket. Excerpts from dust jacket are attached to FFEP and inside of back cover. Corners of cover are bumped and edges have wear. Careful packaging and fast shipping. We recommend EXPEDITED MAIL for even faster delivery.


The ninth Lord Peter Wimsey novel by Dorothy Sayers. Wimsey tries to solve the murder of an unknown corpse in a quiet country churchyard. The ‘Nine Tailors’ from the title is a reference to nine strokes of a church bell announcing when a man from the village has died. The novel incorporates ‘Change ringing as an integral part of this story. The Nine Tailors is considered by many to be Dorothy Sayers finest literary achievement

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The Nine Tailors
Sayers, Dorothy
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Harcourt Brace
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A common abbreviation for Front Free End Paper. Generally, it is the first page of a book and is part of a single sheet that... [more]
Used to mean that the binding of a book has not been overly loosened by frequent use.
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Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps... [more]
The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a... [more]