Only the Bible is known to have outsold her collected sales of roughly 5 billion copies of novels and non-fiction. Signed and inscribed by Agatha Christie on the title page. With love from Agatha Christie. Brain-twisters, spine-chilling perils, secret codes, daring deductions, well-hidden clues, suspicious-looking charactersthese are just a few of the tantalizing ingredients Miss Christie serves up to her famous detectives: Hercule Poirot, Jane Marple, Harley Quin, Mr Parker Pyne, Tommy and Tuppence, and Inspector Evans in this collection of 13 Agatha Christie classic stories. The veiled lady The Nemean lion The girdle of Hyppolita The Market Basing mystery Tape-measure murder The blue geranium The four suspects The face of Helen The bird with the broken wing The Regatta mystery Problem at Pollensa Bay The unbreakable alibi Accident.
224 immaculate pages, some speckling along the top edge of the closed pages. No bookplates, No names, No other signatures. Bound in blue linen with silver gilt titling on the spine.Light bumps to the corner and pushes to the top and bottom of the spine. Excellent uniform color from the front cover to the spine to the back cover. Comes in an unclipped dust jacket priced at 15s. The dust jacket has soiling and intermittent chipping along the top and bottom edges.
The dust jacket is now preserved in a new, clear mylar protective cover, which is removeable. The book measures 8-1/8 tall x 5-5/8 wide x 1 thick or 20.7, 14.3, 2.6cm. DBE (1890 1976) was an English crime novelist, short story writer, and playwright. She also wrote six romances under the name Mary Westmacott, but she is best known for the 66 detective novels and 14 short story collections she wrote under her own name, most of which revolve around the investigations of such characters as Hercule Poirot, Jane Marple, Parker Pyne, Harley Quin/Mr Satterthwaite, and Tommy and Tuppence Beresford.
The item "1966 13 FOR LUCK! , AGATHA CHRISTIE SIGNED INSCRIBED, FIRST EDITION SHORT STORIES" is in sale since Saturday, July 02, 2016. This item is in the category "Books\Antiquarian & Collectible". The seller is "j_j_books" and is located in Goodrich, Michigan. This item can be shipped worldwide.