New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1966. First American edition. Hardcover. 272pp. Octavo [21.5 cm] 1/4 red cloth with red and black paper with a weave design over the boards. Publisher's red top stain. Red endpapers. Very good plus condition. The pages are a little yellowed. In a very good dust jacket, with age-toning, and the price in pen on the front inside flap. There is a very short closed tear in the bottom edge. Item #37959
Agatha Christie published her first novel, The Mysterious Affair at Styles, in 1920, and eventually became one of the most popular writers in history. "Agatha Christie has long been one of our favorite mystery writers. Surely she is one of the most imaginative and fertile plot creators of all time." - Ellery Queen.