Item #101783 Sparkling Cyanide. Agatha CHRISTIE.
Sparkling Cyanide.
Sparkling Cyanide.
Sparkling Cyanide.

Sparkling Cyanide.

Collins Crime Club, 1945.

First edition, first printing. 8vo. Orange cloth boards with black titles. Pictorial dustwrapper by Stead. A fine copy with very clean, unmarked boards. Internally very clean indeed with no inscriptions. Lightest erasure to front endpaper. Endpapers original and unsplit. The very good+/near fine dustwrapper is complete with no loss. Light wear to extremities with a few short closed tears. None of the usual fading to spine. Original price of 8s6dnet to front flap. An attractive copy of one of Agatha Christie's most popular titles.

Rosemary Barton died a year before at this table - was her death a suicide or murder? Six people sit round that same table with a bowl of rosemary as a rememberance. Every one is on edge, nervous, afraid, waiting for something to happen. And something does happen!

Wagstaff & Poole p.197.

Item #101783

Price: £485.00