271pp. Moderate shelfwear with rubbing to top and bottom edges, binding is tight and pages are clean and unmarked except for author's elegant signature on the title page. Dust jacket has 1 1/2" mostly-closed tear with small chip at bottom of front cover, 1" closed tear near spine, some chipping to top and bottom, rubbing to back with small hole 2" from bottom of back cover, and the words "24 Sep. '75" handwritten in pen on front inner flap. Dust Jacket is otherwise intact and protected by mylar brodart covering. Overall solid copy of a signed classic. Size: 8vo. Bookseller Inventory #
Synopsis: Responding to an old friend's call, Commander Adam Dalgliesh travels to Toynton Grange, a convalescence home in Dorset, where he finds his friend dead and, himself weakened by a recent illness, encounters multiple murder and malicious intrigue
About the Author: P.D. James was born in Oxford in 1920 and educated at Cambridge High School. Widely acknowledged as "the greatest contemporary writer of classic crime" (The London Sunday Times), she has written twenty books and been awarded major prizes for her crime writing in Great Britain, America, Italy, and Scandinavia. After 30 years in the civil service, including a senior position in the Police and Criminal Justice Departments of Great Britain's Home Office, she held a series of distinguished cultural and literary offices, among them Governor of the BBC, on the boards of the Arts Council and British Council and as a magistrate in London. She is the lifelong President of the Society of Authors. She was awarded the OBE in 1983 and created Baroness James of Holland Park in 1991. In 1999 she was given the Mystery Writers of America Grandmaster Award. She has honorary doctorates from seven British universities. James is the widow of a doctor and has two children, five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
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Title: The Black Tower (Adam Dalgliesh Mystery ...
Publication Date: 1975
Book Condition: Very Good
Book Description Scribner, 1975. Condition: Good. 1st Edition. Ships from Reno, NV. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Seller Inventory # GRP97564255
Book Description Scribner, 1975. Hardcover. Condition: Acceptable. This is a used book. It may contain highlighting/underlining and/or the book may show heavier signs of wear . It may also be ex-library or without dustjacket. Seller Inventory # mon0002615784
Book Description Scribner. Hardcover. Condition: GOOD. Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text. Possible ex library copy, thatâ€™ll have the markings and stickers associated from the library. Accessories such as CD, codes, toys, may not be included. Seller Inventory # 2892963889
Book Description Scribner, 1975. Condition: Good. A+ Customer service! Satisfaction Guaranteed! Book is in Used-Good condition. Pages and cover are clean and intact. Used items may not include supplementary materials such as CDs or access codes. May show signs of minor shelf wear and contain limited notes and highlighting. Seller Inventory # 0684142635-2-4
Book Description Scribner, 1975. Hardcover. Condition: Used: Good. Seller Inventory # SONG0684142635
Book Description Scribner, 1975. Condition: Good. 1st Edition. Ships from the UK. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Seller Inventory # GRP98035572
Book Description Scribner, New York, New York, U.S.A., 1975. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. 1975 Scribner First American Edition, First printing in VG/VG- condition. The HB is very clean and tight with no real wear. The DJ is price clipped with minor chips at the top spine ends and corners and some darkening on parts of the illustrated covers. Book. Seller Inventory # 007188
Book Description Scribner 1975-08, 1975. Hardcover. Condition: good. 1st Edition. 0684142635. Seller Inventory # 592071
Book Description Scribner. Hardcover. Condition: Fair. 0684142635 Please allow 4 - 14 business days for Standard shipping, within the US. Seller Inventory # POXM-0684142635
Book Description Scribner, 1975. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Great condition with minimal wear, aging, or shelf wear. Seller Inventory # P020684142635