Books and Works on Paper, including Fine Photographs | 14 December 2017

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188

Marsh (Ngaio) - Enter a Murderer,

Sold for £320

Est: £200–300

Marsh (Ngaio)

Enter a Murderer,

spine little faded , 1935 ; The Nursing-Home Murder, paper browned, name on front free endpaper, joint frayed, cover stained , 1935 ; Artists in Crime, spine & covers stained , 1938 ; Death in a White Tie, stamp on rear endpaper '…for sale in the Dominions only', 1938 ; A Man Lay Dead, long inscription on half-title, note on front free endpaper, little rubbed & marked, dust-jacket torn & marked, repaired, price-clippped, spine and lower cover defective , 1934 ; Overture to Death, map. little spotting, name on free endpaper, dust-jacket chipped, small tears to spine & front cover, back cover soiled , 1939 ; Surfeit of Lampreys, name on front free endpaper, spine frayed at foot, dust-jacket chipped and marked, tears to spine and lower cover , 1941, first editions , original cloth, rubbed & marked , and 23 others by the same, 8vo (30)

⁂ The first item is the author's second book.

Books and Works on Paper, including Fine Photographs

Thursday 14 December 2017, 11.00am

Bloomsbury London
c/o Stanley Gibbons
399 Strand
London
WC2R 0LX

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Monday 11th December
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Tuesday 12th December
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Wednesday 13th December
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