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Death in Five Boxes by Carter Dickson, 1st Ed, 1938, J D Carr, JD

Death in Five Boxes by Carter Dickson, 1st Ed, 1938, J D Carr, JD

$199.99

Written in the middle of Carter Dickson's (J D Carr's) strongest period, this is an engrossing mystery. A murder victim (poisoned and stabbed for good measure) is found seated at a table surrounded by his three drugged guests. The question is whether any of the trio did the deed, and if so how.

Published by Heinemann in 1938. 1st Ed, 1st printing. Hard cover without dust jacket. Copy in GC, boards marked in places, corners slightly bumped, edge wear, pages lightly tanned, spine's gilt lightly faded, previous owner's ornate bookplate on inside of front board.

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NOTES ON BOOK GRADING

Brand new: A new, unread, unused book in perfect condition with no missing or damaged pages.

Like new: A book in excellent condition. Cover is shiny and undamaged, and the dust jacket is included for hard covers. No missing or damaged pages, no creases or tears, and no underlining/highlighting of text or writing in the margins.

Very good (VGC): A book that has been read but is in excellent condition. No obvious damage to the cover, with the dust jacket included for hard covers. No missing or damaged pages, no major creases or tears, and no underlining/highlighting of text or writing in the margins. May be very minimal identifying marks on the inside cover. Very minimal wear and tear.

Good (GC): A book that has been read but is in good condition. Very minimal damage to the cover including scuff marks, but no holes or tears. The dust jacket for hard covers may not be included. Binding has minimal wear. The majority of pages are undamaged with minimal creasing or tearing, minimal pencil underlining of text, no highlighting of text, no writing in margins. No missing pages.

Acceptable: A book with obvious wear. May have some damage to the cover but integrity still intact. The binding may be slightly damaged but integrity is still intact. Possible writing in margins, possible underlining and highlighting of text, but no missing pages or anything that would compromise the legibility or understanding of the text.


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