Title: Parker Pyne Investigates. 2nd pr in dj.
Publisher:  Collins - The Crime Club, London, 1959,
Seller ID: 74234
CHRISTIE, Agatha. Parker Pyne Investigates . London: Collins, The Crime Club, (1959). Second Printing. Pp. -248,(8). 8vo, red cloth with black lettering to spine. "From Mayfair to Baghdad, from the streets of London to thecanals of Venice, from a country farm to a diplomatic council, the reader is speeded about, encountering the while a heterogeneous multitude of people, each of whom he knws intimately in a flash, each of whom becomes a personality to be remembered. ... Mr. Pyne's greatest asset in business is his uncanny ability to gain the confidence of people and it is precisely this power which instantly attracts the reader. Dominated by the genial personality and lightning quick wits of Mr. Parker Pyne, it is a book that cannot fail to entertain the most jaded reader." - from the dj. Very light sunning tohead of spine, else vg in spine-nicked, short-closed-torn (one half-inch c losed tear to top edge of rear panel, not affecting any text), lightly spotted (a couple small spots to rear panel) unclipped dj. Scarce early printing; even moreso in a crisp jacket. 300.00