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Cover Her Face.

Cover Her Face.

by James, P.D

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London: Faber and Faber, 1962. First edition of the author's first book. Octavo, original green cloth. Lengthily signed by the author on the title page with the added words, "P.D. James He knew with a sudden and heart-lifting certainty that they would meet again. And when that happened the right words would be found." The inscription is the final lines of this novel. Fine in a near fine dust jacket with a touch of shelfwear. Jacket design by Charles Mozley. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box. A superior example with a nice inscription from the author. Cover Her Face was, James has said, written simply to try out her powers in fiction as a preliminary to attempting the novel proper. Its immediate success, however-snapped up at once by the prestigious British publishers Faber and Faber, and well reviewed on publication-caused her to try her hand again at the detective story, putting even more of the novel’s concern with the workings of the human mind, and indeed of the soul, into its… Read More
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by James, P. D.

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London: Faber, 1962. First. hardcover. Very good./Very good.. A very good first edition with a charming inscription by James on the front free endpaper to a close friend ("with love") and the humorous comment ("P.S. I wrote it! You bought it!!!). The author's first book. Housed in a custom-made set of slipcases.
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by JAMES P D

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London: Faber, 1962. First Edition. Hard Cover. Dust Jacket. Signed by Author. First UK Edition. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. Publisher's original green cloth, titles to spine in gilt. With the dust jacket. Edges of boards just a little rubbed and dulled, a few small, white spots to the cloth, faint partial toning to the free end-papers. An excellent copy in the lightly-spotted dust wrapper jacket with a tape repair to the verso of the spine panel at the head of the spine. First edition, first impression of the authors first book, signed by the late P.D. James on the title page. A lovely copy, uncommon in such nice condition.
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Cover Her Face

by JAMES, P.D.

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London: Faber & Faber, 1962. 1st Edition. Cloth. VG+/VG. 8vo. Gilt lettered green pastel cloth in price clipped dust jacket. This copy signed by the author on the title page. The first mystery from the late Dame Phyllis. Book is edgeworn but bright. Jacket is complete with slight darkening at spine and general wear and rubbing especially to the extremities. Important mystery.
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COVER HER FACE.

COVER HER FACE.

by JAMES, P. D.

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London: Faber and Faber, [1962]., 1962. First edition. First edition. Author's first mystery. Introduces C.D.I. Adam Dalgliesh. Lightly foxed at top edges, else a fine, bright copy in dust jacket. Headstrong and beautiful, the young, beautiful and headstrong housemaid Sally Jupp is found strangled in her bed behind a bolted door. Policeman Adam Dalgliesh of Scotland Yard must find her killer among a houseful of suspects, most of whom had very good reason to wish her ill. An exceptional copy!
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Cover Her Face

by JAMES P D

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London: Faber, 1962 first edition first issue (preceeds US) of James' first work, dust jacket is unclipped, lightly surface soiled by handling, small split 8mm long at top corner, light crease to edge of inside dust jacket flap, BOOK cloth lightly sunned to spine, small 5mm split near top of upper joint, some slight fading to the bottom edge of the boards where light has crept under the dust jacket, at the bottom of the front paste down there is a small bump where some foreign matter was bound in under the endpaper, light foxing to closed top edge, a very tidy but not mint copy of a scarce title from Britains Queen of Crime, and the introduction of the legendary Inspector Dalgliesh, bank transfer only as payment for this please. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Charles Mozley (jacket). 8vo - over 7? - 9? tall.
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Cover Her Face

by JAMES, P. D.

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London: Faber and Faber, 1962. London: Faber and Faber, [1962]. First edition of the author's first novel. Octavo (7 1/4 x 4 7/8 inches; 185 x 125 mm). [1]-254, [2, blank] pp. Publisher's full green cloth. Spine lettered in gilt. Cloth with some browning to edges, and foxing to boards. Endpapers and text black edges with some foxing. In original dust jacket. Jacket with light toning and some minor chipping along edges. Jacket with a 1 3/8 -inch closed tear at fold. A few light marks to front panel of jacket. Overall a very good copy. Phyllis Dorothy James [P.D. James] was a British crime novelist and public servant. "Her literary career was launched when her agent, Elaine Greene, learned from Charles Monteith, a director of Faber and Faber, that they were seeking a replacement for their leading crime novelist, Cyril Hare, who had recently died. Greene sent him the manuscript of James's first novel, Cover Her Face (1962), which she had just read. The telephone call informing James that Faber had… Read More
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by James, P. D.

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London: Faber and Faber, 1962. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. P. D. James' (1920-2014) first novel and increasingly rare. First Printing. 254 pp. 8vo. Dust jacket is clean and sharp with a whisper of shelf wear, price clipped, now in mylar cover. Green cloth boards with gold titling to spine. An early price in ink on upper right corner of first free endpaper, small loss in center of rear first free endpaper where something has been removed as well as a 4-1/2' strip of glue residue along gutter, very clean within. Originally part of a hospital library with "Bothwell Hospital" stamped in read at head of text block, which would also explain the glue residue on the rear pastedown, no other markings or indications it is ex-library.
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Cover Her Face

by James, P. D.

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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1966. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. BOOK VERY GOOD+/JACKET VERY GOOD+. 8vo - over 7¾"" - 9¾"" tall. Signed by Author. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR on a special, decorative bookplate. A VERY CLEAN, ATTRACTIVE COPY WITH A BRIGHT, ATTRACTIVE DUSTJACKET. NO PREVIOUS OWNER MARKINGS. FIRST PRINTING. The author's first novel, introducing Chief Detective Inspector Adam Dalgliesh. HANDSOME, COLLECTIBLE COPY.
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Cover Her Face

by P.D. James

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Charles Scribner's Sons, 1962. Book. Fine. Hardcover. Presentation By Author. 1st Edition. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. Fine Copy In Like Jacket (A) In Copyright First Edition First Book By This Great Mystery Writer. Rare Presentation Copy." To Ted Parett With Best Wishes P.D.James." Very Scarce Especially Signed. Gorgeous Fresh Copy..
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Cover Her Face >>>> A SUPERB SIGNED US FIRST EDITION - FIRST PRINTING HARDBACK + SIGNED PUBLICITY PHOTO <<<<

by P. D. James

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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons. A fine US first edition, first printing hardback - in a fine unclipped dustjacket fitted with a removable clear mylar sleeve - All my books are always securely packed with plenty of bubblewrap in professional boxes and promptly dispatched (within 2-3 days) - SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR DIRECTLY ONTO THE TITLE PAGE + ALSO INCLUDES A SIGNED PUBLICITY PHOTO - Pictures available upon request. . Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 1st Printing. 1966.
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by James, P. D.

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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1966. First American Edition. Near Fine/Near Fine. First American edition, first printing. Signed by P. D. James on the title page. Bound in publisher's rust colored cloth with spine lettered in black. Near Fine with slight bruising to spine ends in Near Fine dust jacket with light wear at spine ends, light indents to front panel, bubbling to laminate at front spine joint ends. The author's first novel.
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Cover Her Face

by James, P.D.

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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1966. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Signed by James on the title page. Fine in a Fine jacket, unclipped ($3.95), some rubbing at the back panel. Brick red buckram with black ink lettering on the spine. Square and firmly bound, clean internally. The debut novel from James, also the first to feature her detective Adam Dalgliesh.
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by James, P. D.

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New York: Charles Scribners Sons, 1966. Handsome copy. Signed by author on bookplate laid in. Unmarked, tight and square. First printing with Scribner's A on copyright page. Price intact jacket is fresh and bright. Author's first book. In mylar. . Signed by Author. First American Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine to Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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by James, P.D.

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NY: Scribners, 1962. First Edition . Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 1st, brick cloth, vg (slt. cocked, discolored top edge) in vg dj w/ $3.95 price. Dj has minor wear and one short tear at top of spine, and a wrinkle aat the bottom of the rear panel. 254 pp. SIGNED on the title page.
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by James, P. D.

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New York: Charles Scribners Sons, 1966. Handsome copy. No flaws, crisp tight and square. First printing with Scribner's A on copyright page. Jacket is fresh and bright as is textblock. Author's first book. In mylar. . First American Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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COVER HER FACE

by JAMES, P.D.

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NY: CHARLES SCRIBNER'S SONS. A-6.66 (v), 2 CLOSED EDGE TEARS TO THE UNCLIPPED DJ, CLEAN, UNMARKED COPY. . VG. Hardcover. First Edition. 1966.
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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1966. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Signed by P. D. James (1920-2014) on the title page. James' first novel. First American Edition. First Printing. 254 pp. 8vo. Dust jacket is clean and sharp, with two closed tears at head of rear panel, now in mylar cover. Terra cotta cloth boards with black titling to spine. Previous owner's name and address written in blue ink on first free endpaper, clean within.
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by James, P. D.

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New York: Charles Scribners Sons, 1962. Nice copy in orange brown boards with one lightly bumped tip and light cupping to base of spine. First printing. Attractive, clean copy. Textblock tight and square. Owner signature on front endpaper. No other markings. Price intact jacket is bright and fresh with no tears, creasing, fading or rubbing though it does have a very tiny chip at gutter of rear panel near base of spine. Scribners A and date 6-66 (v) on copyright page and June '66 on front flap base. In mylar. . First American Edition. Cloth. Near Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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COVER HER FACE

COVER HER FACE

by James, P.D.

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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1966. First American Edition. Sharp copy of the author's first novel, and the first to feature her recurring character detective Adam Dalgliesh. "Dalgliesh investigates the murder of a beautiful young woman who was many things to many people - all of them bad" (Bourgeau, p.160). Hubin, p.216. First Printing. Octavo (20.75cm); rust-colored cloth, with titles stamped in black on spine; dustjacket; [6],7-254,[2]pp. Faint sprinkle of foxing to upper edge of textblock, else Fine in a Near Fine, price-clipped dustjacket, with two faint, shallow damp marks along lower edge (noticeable only on verso).
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