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Agatha Christie

Agatha Christie

Rare books by Agatha Christie, including first editions and signed first editions of Miss Marple, Poirot, Murder on the Orient Express, and The Murder of Roger Ackroyd. 

Agatha Christie (1890–1976) was the author of more than 70 detective novels, plays, and short stories, and the creator of the characters Poirot and Miss Marple. She began writing as a teenager and composed her first detective novel,The Mysterious Affair at Styles in 1916. Introducing the detective Poirot, it was published by The Bodley Head in the US in 1920 and in the UK in 1921, with the publisher requesting more novels that Christie was happy to provide.

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  1. 124355detail
    A complete set of first editions, first impressions of all the Poirot novels with first printings of The Mysterious Affair at Styles and The Murder on the Links both published in New York by John Lane. Learn More
    £25,000

    Stock Code: 124355

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  2. 128803
    First UK edition, first impression, of Christie's first novel and Poirot's debut. The Mysterious Affair at Styles was printed on cheaper, poor quality stock, and bound in thin cloth, meaning copies in such good condition are highly uncommon. The work was first published in the US in 1920. Learn More
    £7,500

    Stock Code: 128803

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  3. 100709
    First edition, first impression. Christie's third novel and her scarcest. Learn More
    £5,000

    Stock Code: 100709

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  4. 120389
    First edition, first impression, of the first collection of short stories featuring Hercule Poirot. Learn More
    £2,000

    Stock Code: 120389

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  5. The Road of Dreams.
    First and only edition, first impression, of her first book of poems, published at her own expense. Learn More
    £2,250

    Stock Code: 94127

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  6. 27137
    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £1,575

    Stock Code: 27137

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  7. 123179detail
    First editions, first impressions including the first UK appearances of all of the Miss Marple stories. Learn More
    £7,500

    Stock Code: 123179

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  8. 41213
    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £1,375

    Stock Code: 41213

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  9. Unfinished Portrait.
    First edition, first impression of Agatha Christie's semi-autobiographical novel, the second written under the pseudonym of Mary Westmacott. Christie's adoption of a pseudonym was an interesting psychological manoeuvre that allowed her license for self-revelation not to be found in her detective fiction or even in her autobiography.... Learn More
    £4,500

    Stock Code: 108135

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  10. 27064
    First Edition, First Impression. Learn More
    £1,375

    Stock Code: 27064

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  11. 116487
    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £1,375

    Stock Code: 116487

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  12. 127817comp
    First UK edition, first impression. Signed by the author on the front free endpaper. Towards Zero was first published in the US earlier the same year. Christie dedicated the novel to Robert Graves, with the request "that you should sternly restrain your critical faculties... when reading it. This is a story for your pleasure... Learn More
    £2,750

    Stock Code: 127817

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  13. Towards Zero.
    First UK edition, first impression. Originally published in the US in the same year. Learn More
    £425

    Stock Code: 85859

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  14. Death Comes As the End.
    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £675

    Stock Code: 80743

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  15. 119434
    A complete set of this well known collected edition, with three stories per volume. It includes all published crime novels up to 1970. Learn More
    £6,750

    Stock Code: 119434

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