On an errand of mercy, Maigret travels to a provincial village whose crafty inhabitants nearly foil the sleuth. Translated by Helen Thomson. A Helen and Kurt Wolff Book.
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Georges Simenon (1903-1989) was born in Lie`ge, Belgium. As a young man he worked as a baker, journalist, and bookseller and published his first novel at seventeen. He went on to write more than two hundred novels, becoming one of the world's most prolific and bestselling authors. His books have sold more than 500 million copies and have been translated into fifty languages.Language Notes:
Text: English, French (translation)
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Book Description Hamish Hamilton, 1979. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Includes dust jacket. Previous owners name inside front page. Slight shelfwear to the dust jacket. Good condition is defined as: a copy that has been read but remains in clean condition. All of the pages are intact and the cover is intact and the spine may show signs of wear. The book may have minor markings which are not specifically mentioned. Most items will be dispatched the same or the next working day. Bookseller Inventory # mon0007869517
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Book Description Hamish Hamilton, London, United Kingdom, 1979. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. True first British printing with original unclipped jacket (£4.95). Translated from the French by Helen Thomson. Jacket has minor patchy edge/shelf wear and a little pushing to head/tail of spine and to a couple of corners. Boards are very good with a little pushing/rubbing/fading to head/tail of spine. Small amount of spine lean. Pages are clean and the binding is tight. No other faults. All books described honestly and accurately. Paypal accepted. Bookseller Inventory # 003071
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Book Description Hamish Hamilton, London, 1979. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: very good. First printing. Hamish Hamilton, 1979. Fine. Hamish Hamilton, 1979. Fine. Simenon (1903 - 1989) was a French author, best known as the creator of Inspector Maigret of the Paris police. He published the first in the series in 1931. This title was originally published in 1944; this is the first English edition published by Hamish Hamilton in 1979. Red cloth binding with gold lettering on spine only. Binding tight and square with no marking inside or out. Dust jacket has been clipped but that is the only problem. 154 pages. Bookseller Inventory # 002646
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