Death and the Joyful Woman.London: for the Crime Club by Collins, 1961 Stock Code: 107102
First edition, first impression of the author's third novel as Ellis Peters, for which she was awarded the Edgar Allan Poe Award by the Mystery Writers of America. "Ellis Peters became Pargeter's most successful literary incarnation and the name by which she is best known as a writer" (ODNB). Scarce in anything approaching this condition.
Octavo. Original red boards, spine lettered in black. With the dust jacket.
An excellent copy in the bright dust jacket with discreet tape-repair to verso along joints.
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