Agatha Christie's "A Pocket Full of Rye" first edition, first printing. Signed, inscribed and dated by Agatha Christie Yours Sincerely , Agatha Christie, Nov. Published for The Crime Club by Collins, St. James Place, London on 9th November 1953.Featuring Miss Marple as the detective and one of several books named after a nursery rhyme. 191 pages with no bookplates, no other signatures or marks. Beautifully bound in original covers which have light signs of wear with bumps to the corners and pushes to the spine ends. No spine sunning or fade. As occurs on the Collins books from this era there is a slight tanning on the front and back end papers in line with where the dust jacket sits/ ends (see photos). Unclipped first issue dust jacket priced at 10s 6d net. The dust jacket has excellent vibrant colour. As seen in the photos there are 2 small areas of loss on the top of the spine and to the bottom left corner of the front cover. There is some soiling on rear cover and some tape repairs to the rear of the dust jacket. Now comes in a new, clear, removable Mylar dust jacket protector. Greenway was one of Agatha Christie's homes and is located in Devon. Feel free to message with any questions.
The item "1953 Agatha Christie A POCKET FULL OF RYE, SIGNED DATED FIRST EDITION 1st print" is in sale since Sunday, April 09, 2017. This item is in the category "Books, Comics & Magazines\Antiquarian & Collectable". The seller is "2840roman" and is located in Sale. This item can be shipped to United Kingdom, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Australia, United States, Russian federation, Canada, Brazil, Japan, New Zealand, China, Israel, Hong Kong, Norway, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mexico, Singapore, South Korea, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Chile.