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P.D. JAMES: THREE COMPLETE NOVELS by P.D. James (Phyllis Dorothy) - First Edition Thus.  - 1987 - from H.W. Gumaer, Bookseller (SKU: 006079)

P.D. JAMES: THREE COMPLETE NOVELS

P.D. JAMES: THREE COMPLETE NOVELS by P.D. James (Phyllis Dorothy) - First Edition Thus.  - 1987 - from H.W. Gumaer, Bookseller (SKU: 006079)
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P.D. JAMES: THREE COMPLETE NOVELS

by P.D. James (Phyllis Dorothy)

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  • very good
  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
Very Good/Very Good
ISBN 10
0517641119
ISBN 13
9780517641118
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New York: Avenel Books, 1987. First Edition Thus. . Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. An omnibus edition collecting three of James' first four novels ("Cover Her Face," (1962), "A Mind To Murder," (1963), and "Shroud for a Nightingale," (1971), with an introduction by the author. First printing, first American edition. About 6 1/4 x 9 1/4 inches, 760 pages in dark blue, paper-covered boards with silver lettering on spine. Front panel of dustjacket shows woman's hand resting on a small overnight case beside an open prescription container with pills scattered on top of the case, as well as a small, decorated box and a candlestick holder, all against a blue background with white and yellow lettering. Dj's back panel is identical to the front. The front pastedown shows an rough area where an address sticker may have been carefully removed (no hole or tearing) and the back pastedown contains small name & address sticker of previous owner. O/w boards and text are clean, complete and unmarked, without any other noticeable damage or flaws. Binding is tight, hinges intact. Dustjacket shows some minimal edgewear and one small spot of chipping. No major tears, creasing or bumping. Not price-clipped. A very decent reading copy of these early James' works, James wrote 14 novels featuring Dalgliesh, her policeman-poet. [Due to its size and weight, priority/express orders or orders from outside the U.S. may require additional postage.]

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Bookseller
H.W. Gumaer, Bookseller US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
006079
Title
P.D. JAMES: THREE COMPLETE NOVELS
Author
P.D. James (Phyllis Dorothy)
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
Very Good
Quantity-available
1
Edition
First Edition Thus.
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0517641119
ISBN 13
9780517641118
Publisher
Avenel Books
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1987
Keywords
MYSTERY, DETECTIVE, ENGLAND, SCOTLAND YARD, ADAM DALGLIESH, CRIME,
Bookseller catalogs
Mystery; Crime; England;

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H.W. Gumaer, Bookseller, has been serving customers on the internet since 2003. We specialize in modern American and English fiction and in mystery and detective thrillers, as well as art and art history. We also have a growing selection of mid-to-late 19th century history and literature. Nearly all our modern and contemporary books are first editions or otherwise collectable.

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