75. Christie (Agatha) Death Comes as the End, first edition, small ink inscription to endpaper, orginal cloth, faded at head, spine ends and corners a little bumped, dust-jacket, spine slightly faded, spine ends and corners a little chipped, lightly rubbed at extremities, very good overall, 8vo, 1945.
est. £200 – £300
The only one of Agatha Christie’s novels not set in the 20th century, Death Comes at the End was based on some real letters from the Egyptian Middle Kingdom period from a man called Heqanakhte to his family, complaining about their behaviour and treatment of his concubine.