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UNNATURAL CAUSES - SIGNED by  P.D James - First American Edition - 1967 - from Captain Ahab's Rare Books (SKU: 3531)

UNNATURAL CAUSES - SIGNED

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UNNATURAL CAUSES - SIGNED

by James, P.D

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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1967. First American Edition. Sharp copy of the third novel in James's long-running series featuring detective Adam Dalgliesh. "Dalgliesh is called in when the body of a mystery writer is found in a floating dinghy. What gives this story a touch of color is that someone has chopped off the deceased's hands" (Bourgeau, p.160). Hubin, p.216. First Printing. Octavo (21cm); royal blue cloth, with titling and decorations stamped in white on spine and front cover; dustjacket; [10],11-236,[4]pp. Signed by the author on the title page. Fine in a very Near Fine dsutjacket, unclipped (priced $3.95), with a single tiny tear along rear joint, discreetly tape mended on verso.

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Unnatural Causes is a detective novel by English crime writer P. D. James.

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book dealer
Captain Ahab's Rare Books US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
3531
Title
UNNATURAL CAUSES - SIGNED
Author
James, P.D
Book condition
second hand
Quantity available
1
Edition
First American Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Charles Scribner's Sons
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1967

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