Lot 25: Christie (Agatha) - The Mystery of the Blue Train,
April 11, 2014
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Christie (Agatha) - The Mystery of the Blue Train,
first edition, very small dent to fore-edge of first 3 leaves, original dark blue cloth blocked & lettered in red, slight lean but overall a very good, tight copy, dust-jacket, skilfully restored particularly to lower panel, foot of spine, and lower section & upper fore-corner of upper panel, resulting in an attractive copy, 8vo , . The only title among the early Christie first editions undated; includes the first description of St. Mary Mead, later famously home to Miss Marple. Very rare in dust-jacket.