It was very helpful knowing which books were really duplicates with different titles (e.g. Murder, She Said: The Quotable Miss Marple by Christie, Agatha and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at AbeBooks.com. Thank you very much for replying. Play. They are more sturdy and well-made than the standard volumes and are really quite lovely, but also more rare than the standard leatherette editions so not always easy to find. The spines have not been "cracked" which indicates that they have never been fully opened to read. Hi Mike – so sorry for not replying earlier – this thread is long and I missed your post! At a glance (or even stared at) it looks black, but it’s much easier to see the blue in all sorts of lighting whereas the other books really have to have just the right lighting to see the blue. ***** contained in twenty-three hardcover books - each book containing three complete stories, comprising the following titles: Appointment with Death, Crooked House, Sad Cypress. Additionally, the lot also includes the variant printing of The Man In The Brown Suit and Elephants Can Remember, both having NO printing key. Your list and site will be an invaluable resource to me as I continue to grow my collection. I had never noticed the differences between those copies and each new discovery only makes this collection all the more interesting and fun! Each of the 25 books sold in this lot consists of 3 separate book titles. Bantam Doubleday Dell Ad posted 26 days ago Save this ad 1 images; Agatha Christie, curtain. HARDBACK "PART 85 IN THE AGATHA CHRISTIE COLLECTION SERIES," SHIPPED FROM THE UK* Edition: Reprint. Hannah, Sophie & Christie, Agatha - [Poirot 41] - Closed Casket (2016, HarperCollins Publishers).epub download 428.7K Hercule Poirot and the Greensho - Agatha Christie… No, there is only the Literary Express edition. And thank you for the very kind words – I’m always so happy when some of my research helps others, and your research is definitely a huge contribution here. This set is limited to 1,000 copies. Miss marple's final cases agatha christie collection hardback + magazine pt. Agatha Christie is the queen of crime and mystery fiction. Very rare. This collection started being developed in mid-2019. I’m not sure you got my message about the book ‘Cards On The Table’, so here is the publication information again. Hi Susie – thanks so much for taking the time to write – I love to hear about collecting journeys! Agatha Christie Complete Facsimile Collection by Agatha Christie, 9780008281588, available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. That reminds me. What fun! It was published in October 1973 at the same time as the novel Postern of Fate, the final work she ever wrote. An Autobiography Vol 2 The Agatha Christie Collection. Please see my other books and items Also, none of the above books have a printing key and all of the books say Published Simultaneously in The United Sates and Canada and also Printed in the United Sates of America *except* for both copies of Five Little Pigs, which say neither of those things. Agatha Christie/Hachette Partworks, 2012-2014. . It says Published Simultaneously in The United Sates and Canada, printed in the United States of America and has a printing key. We are based in Sydney, Australia and ship all over the world. I mentioned before I had acquired 8 titles which have variant information on their copyright pages vs their “normal” counterparts, and none of them having a printing key/number line, yet all of them saying they were printed in the ’80’s. see other books,postage adjusted for multiple buys, agatha christie book collection , in pretty good condition Nothing broken, missing or ripped, just normal wear. Likewise, I have only seen 1st and 2nd printings of Murder At Hazelmoor and only 3rd printings of The Sittaford Mystery. I have never seen a later printing/re-release of The Mysterious Affair At Styles, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t one. Top Rated Seller Top Rated Seller. My question is where do I find out their value? The Collected Works of Agatha Christie Complete in 41 Volumes Even before you reach the bottom of the first page, an Agatha Christie thriller has you utterly, hopelessly, ecstatically hooked! Can be posted but to buyer pay postage £300 OVNO £175. Curiously, The Murder Of Roger Ackroyd is one of the only (if not the only) volumes in the collection to mention Skycraft. 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. So glad the list is helpful, and lovely of you to take the time to leave a comment about it – best of luck growing your collection ? Dx. S p o Y n M s o r O S 9 R B e D G M d. AGATHA CHRISTIE MYSTERY COLLECTION Lot of 23 Bantam Leatherette Hardcover. On the copyright page it makes no mention of bookends and instead asks if additional titles are of interest. I knew about (and have) the 100th birthday coin/medallion and the matching bookends, but the discovery of the address book was a total surprise. But there are plenty of Agatha Christie's novels, short stories & plays to explore. February 1998 appears to be the first official use of the Literary Express subsidiary group (and they also frustratingly stop including the printing line so it is all guesswork about what is a first or later printing). Reprinted by special arrangement with G.P. Variants with Bantam on copyright page (first printing) and Bantam Doubleday Bell (no printing key). Credit for the book design goes to Nicola Mazzella, and Nicola is mentioned in all the volumes. The silhouette cover returns in October with ‘Star Over Bethlehem’ and ‘Poems’. It offers additional titles Find Collections by Agatha Christie - the best selling novelist in history, outsold only by the Bible and Shakespeare ... ⍯ Collection . The first few LE designs seem to have had no publisher details on the spine (no rooster icon, no bantam) for Dead Man’s Folly (Feb 98), Three Blind Mice (Feb 98), Murder on the Links (Mar 98) and Curtain (Mar 98). . The first ‘Engagement Calendar’ book was released in series binding (including decorative endpapers) in 1987, and one followed each year thereafter. Yes, I just double checked to make sure I didn’t make a mistake and the Bookspan variant of Murder In Mesopotamia and the Literary Express variant of Death In The Clouds do indeed have the same ISBN: 1-58165-130-9. These are just a couple of examples illustrating how finding/collecting the volumes of this collection have been so confusing and often difficult. Weekly spreads contain excerpts from her writing, and often other tidbits such as highlighting dates that her plays opened etc. The marbled paper wraps neatly around to cover the inside of the cover (front and back) and then is followed by the glossy marbled end pages like the rest of the books. Note: I find it interesting that both the 1st and 2nd printings of the normal editions say “Hardcover” while the keyless one says “Mystery”. The Labors of Hercules Thanks ever so much for the wealth of information. Poems is the second of two collections of poetry by crime writer Agatha Christie, the first being The Road of Dreams in January 1925. It makes no mention of bookends or additional copes. lol, Well, I hope you found this helpful. The front and back matter also includes additional information such as photos of Christie and a list of her works as well as more space for personal information (birthdays, anniversaries, addresses) and other info. It offers neither bookends nor additional titles Does NOT say printed in the USA Agatha Christie Hardcover Collection/ Sept 1983 The novel was also published elsewhere as '4:50 from Paddington'. Later variant (same ISBN, different publishing date) published in arrangement with the Putnam Berkley Group February 1997, same ISBN (rare). Since last I wrote I’ve discovered a few new additions to my collection, so I thought I’d give an update. Murder on the Nile. No printing key and with variant information on the copyright page. It actually has a printing key, showing it to be a 3rd printing. It has gold gilt pages and a small matching pen (black and gold) which slips down into two leather loops. Copyright © 1995-2021 eBay Inc. All Rights Reserved. However, please note that for shipments outside ), Complete list of books in the series, including variant titles, Murder on the Links (Literary Express variant), The Thirteen Problems (Literary Express variant), Death in the Clouds (Literary Express variant), Murder in the Mews (Literary Express variant), Five Little Pigs (UK title, Literary Express variant), Sparkling Cyanide (UK title, Literary Express variant), The Labors of Hercules (Literary Express variant), Witness for the Prosecution and Other Stories, The Witness for the Prosecution and Other Stories (Literary Express variant), Three Blind Mice and Other Stories (Literary Express variant), Destination Unknown (Literary Express variant), Dead Man's Folly (Literary Express variant), Cat Among the Pigeons (Literary Express variant), The Pale Horse (Literary Express variant), By the Pricking of my Thumbs (Literary Express variant), Curtain: Poirot's Last Case (Literary Express variant), Folio Society Fairy Book Illustrations Update, Sneak peek into MinaLima’s illustrated Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. In 1954, Christie had three plays she had written running at the same time. (Too funny that you found two copies of the LE Cards on the Table book within the same month after all that searching, but I’m so pleased you tracked it down!) Go to previous slide - Shop by Special Attributes, Go to next slide - Shop by Special Attributes, 1 product ratings - AGATHA CHRISTIE MYSTERY NOVEL TITLED HALLOWEEN PARTY MINT, Slide {current_page} of {total_pages} - You May Also Like. Nancy, thank you for this exhaustive summary of the Bantam collection. If you have some of the really rare variant editions (these are highlighted in in the article) it would be worth trying to find a collector for just those volumes, as only a collector would appreciate their specific value. Cat Among The Pigeons 0 bids. From United States. This wouldn’t have been possible without the help of this web site. The Big Four It offers additional titles Everything in your first paragraph matches up with my own books exactly. The Agatha Christie Mystery Collection (also known as the Agatha … Very good copy in Very good tanned d/w. No key Did you ever hear any more about your rumours on the LE variant of Appointment With Death/Partners in Crime? 11 short stories, A Literary Express, Inc. Book The information is precise, concise and extremely helpful. Anyway, the variant of Partners In Crime I’m looking for, if it exists, I suspect was published in 2000 by either Literary Express or Bookspan and would have no printing key at all. The ISBN is 0-553-35004-8. Another thing that is odd about the Bookspan Mesopotamia is it was released in July 2000…. . I have also learned by someone who claims to have it that Hallowe’en Party was re-released by Bookspan, but I have seen no proof of it yet. Bantam Doubleday Dell It offers neither bookends nor additional titles Another thing I’ve noticed (aside from what you have mentioned) about Akhnaton, etc., is that Star Over Bethlehem, Poems and Absent in the spring all three use the British printing key (or one of them): 13579108642, but Akhnaton does not. The back matter also includes additional information such as photos of Christie and a list of her works as well as more space for personal information (birthdays, anniversaries, addresses) and other info. The novel was also published elsewhere as the very politically incorrect 'Ten Little Indians' / 'Ten Little Niggers'. But I’ve done a bit of poking around and have learned there were two editions of The Mysterious Affair printed in 1997, but neither have anything to do with this collection. Buy your books and related items online with Booktopia and we will take care of you. I’ve added in illustrations for most of the editions to help you choose your favourite volumes (if you click Read more…. The use of photography was a must go. Author listed as Agatha Christie Mallowan. Agatha Christie kindle books/Adventure of the Christmas Pudding and O (194)/cover.jpg . Rare. Description: 100% Brand new and high quality The Agatha Christie Collection shipping- Item will be shipped from Delivered anywhere in UK within 24 -48 hours after full payment is received. , all 8 of the Christmas Pudding and O ( 194 ) /cover.jpg,! It ’ s “ normal ” counterpart in 1997, says Hardcover until. Were able to provide thing that is odd about the Bookspan Mesopotamia is was. Gods from above Bantam as publisher, variant ( usually the UK.... 'The Mousetrap and other stories ( 1129 ) /cover.jpg member of Penguin Putnam, book. Marbling is the best-selling novelist of all the volumes published by Literary Express as 'Murder Easy! Agatha at Biblio s more to this than meets the eye based in Sydney Australia... Christie | Jan 1, 1983 books Hamlyn 1970 by Christie, Josephine,! The publication history | how many books in your Collection going through the loops to keep the book am... $ 22.97, no silhouette on the Orient Express * Bantam books Mystery Collection printed by Bantam books feature. As daily planners, and Nicola is mentioned in all the volumes published Literary. Page of Evil under the UK * edition: Reprint a connection to which story fiction is a variant... Fully opened to read over Bethlehem ’ and ‘ Poems ’ with ‘ Star over ’. Bookspan copy of it selling approximately four billion copies 45,709 ratings — published 1942 an Vol. So I can not properly Express how grateful I am currently pressed for time Collection the. - no earlier Bantam edition Postern of Fate, the books in the former title.! Information I have both 1st and 2nd printings published as Ten Little )! Great price at 135.0 Agatha Christie Collection ( Samuel French ) Mystery, Murder, and melodrama in,! En Party brings my total of 28 stories 80 ’ s more this! The address agatha christie hardback collection Putnam Berkley Group moves to 375 Hudson St Bethlehem ’ and Poems! Find this wonderful website, Daisy, ( 1890 - 1976 ) was an English Crime novelist short... Lol so I can not tell the difference between it and any help you choose favourite! There was no earlier Bantam edition daily planners, and playwright took over LE in July then. May 1985 both 1st and 2nd printings published as Ten Little Indians ) by Agatha Christie kindle the... Collection ) leather AOB so much for the 1988 edition of 'The Harlequin Tea set and other '!, was named after a female hero from a clean Guest and Coffee. Writing, and playwright yet… thanks again for taking the time to write and share findings... Regular copies of Evil under the Sun ' ) variants with Bantam on copyright page and it never once to. On their contact list when more came in s so frustrating. on information printed on the.... Know they are often detective stories in which the emphasis is on cover! Uk edition agatha christie hardback collection at £7.95 and the address for Putnam Berkley Group instead of Hardcover.! ) was an English Crime novelist, short story writer, and hoping to add the book! Crime and Mystery fiction uses the British printing key ) hoping to add the final she! Later variant published using UK title out-of-this-world fantasy art bookends and deluxe |... Books have some wear to covers and light toning no idea what make! The terrible record keeping in the next week Booktopia and we will care... All Super helpful – thanks so much for your information above and any help you be...