The Hollow by Agatha Christie: first edition/first impression
The Hollow retells the typical day in the life of the Belgian detective, Hercule Poirot, solving the mystery of the murdered man at a luncheon party. The copy has an unclipped dust jacket. The book is in a good condition with a scarce and original first state dust jacket.
Publisher’s orange cloth in a scarlet dust-wrapper. The book has a faded spine. Slight wear to the extremities. Light marks on the covers. Previous owners inscription on the front free page. The contents are browned with occasional marks in places. On page 128 the hinge is beginning to frail but the book holds together well. The dust jacket is lightly dulled with a darkened spine. The folds and extremities have signs of wear. Chipping on the corners and spine ends with a few tiny pieces of loss. Octavo, 256 printed pages.