70. Christie (Agatha) Appointment with Death, first edition, remains of adhesion marks to front free endpaper, original cloth, spine ends and corners a little faded and bumped, dust-jacket, price-clipped, tape repair to foot of spine verso, spine a little browned with ends slightly frayed, very small portion of loss to upper panel lower corner, light staining to lower panel, fore-edges rubbed with small chip to upper, light surface soiling, still very good, preserved in custom drop-back box, 8vo, 1938.
est. £1500 – £2000
Appointment with Death met with mixed reviews upon release. In 1945 Christie adapted it for stage, radically altering the plot in the process: changing the identity of the murderer and removing the character of Poirot entirely.