I must say, for all I love her stories, after that project I am pretty well Christie’d-out! I still cannot find a copy of Evil Under The Sun 1998. The novel was also published elsewhere as 'The Boomerang Clue'. Big Four: A Detective Story Club Classic Crime Novel by Agatha Christie (Hardback, 2016) ... Agatha Christie Crime Collection books bulk lot 7 books very good condition 1990. On the copyright page it makes no mention of bookends and instead asks if additional titles are of interest. But since all 8 books say on the copyright page they were published by Bantam (and make no mention of LE) I couldn’t prove it. It makes no mention of bookends or additional copes. Note: The deluxe 1st of Witness has identical info on the copyright page as it’s “normal” counterpart. Bantam also printed another collection in 1984-85 (mostly in 1985) called The Collection Of Mystery Classics. I will close for the moment with this: I wonder if Agatha Christie would be annoyed or amused to learn that her greatest mystery of all is the Bantam Agatha Christie Mystery Collection…? HARDBACK "PART 85 IN THE AGATHA CHRISTIE COLLECTION SERIES," SHIPPED FROM THE UK* Edition: Reprint. I’m not sure you got my message about the book ‘Cards On The Table’, so here is the publication information again. $24.99. I missed your last message, I’m so sorry. Miss marple's final cases agatha christie collection hardback + magazine pt. Inconveniently, both were issued with same ISBN. Agatha Christie Book List Agatha Christie wrote 66 detective novels and more than 15 short story collections, beginning with “The Mysterious Affair at Styles” published in 1920. Your email address will not be published. Confusingly, they have the same ISBN. I’ve never seen a 2nd printing of either, so I can’t vouch for those. Witness For The Prosecution (normal) 1st: Dodd, Mead & Company, Inc. Inconveniently, appears to have the same ISBN as Death in the Clouds. Hi Mike – so sorry for not replying earlier – this thread is long and I missed your post! An Autobiography is the title of the recollections of crime writer Agatha Christie published posthumously by Collins in the UK and by Dodd, Mead & Company in the US in November 1977, almost two years after the writer's death in January 1976. Uncommon. The diaries were more intended as books in which the reader puts their own appointments for the year. Uncommonly good collectible and rare books from uncommonly good booksellers. It says it was published in arrangement with the Putnam Berkley Group. I don’t know the ISBN offhand, but I do know it says The Agatha Christie Hardcover Collection/June 1983, February 1997. Uncommon. Does NOT say printed in the USA – I’m hoping you would be interested in becoming a moderator for the Agatha Christie section, since you have been so generous with your knowledge here and there seem to be a lot of people interested in learning about these books. The Witness For The Prosecution (keyless): The Putnam Berkley Group, Inc. The same ISBN was also used for the 1988 edition of 'The Harlequin Tea Set'. In 1990 a ‘Special Centennial Engagement Diary’ was released, featuring a different portrait to replace the familiar silhouette. Same faux “black” leather with Murder On The Orient Express in gold followed by the gold diamond and Agatha Christie following that. Crooked House Curiously, Dumb Witness also uses the British printing key. (a subsidiary of Doubleday Direct, Inc.) If you want to collect all the different titles, then you are looking for at least 101 books, or around 125 if you include. When I first started collecting these books (long before I found this site) I was clueless as to what I was getting into. We do not want to break the binding nor damage the pages. Hercule Poirot and the Greenshore Folly by Agatha Christie (Hardback, 2014) AU $21.10 New. These editions were bound in genuine leather with gilt-edged pages. 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). Variant Literary Express edition published May 2000 with UK title. Top Rated Seller Top Rated Seller. 12. or Best Offer. No key. Poirot's last case. I’m working on setting up a small discussion board on the site (it’s taking longer than I anticipated because putting spam control in place is quite involved!) agatha christie collection hardback Buyer information:Please Make sure your Address and contact Details are CorrectNominated Courier will be selected for Delivery from Witham Standard 3-5 Working daysDispatch within 3 Working DaysLeave a Message if you are not sure about the Listing or have any questionInternational … 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. Thanks so much for writing, and sharing your wonderful collection (particularly the deluxe editions, which are a really special collection in my opinion) and knowledge. Get cozy and expand your home library with a large online selection of books at eBay.com. Agatha Christie Mystery Collection/ Sept 1983 It offers neither bookends nor additional titles or Best Offer. I would say I have high confidence there is probably a LE variant for Cards on the Table, but am not so sure on the others. There are 249 agatha christie hardcover for sale on Etsy, and they cost $14.34 on average. Most of these are short story collections (where the stories were included in different volumes in the US) or works that were cowritten with other authors. Browse the complete works of Christie. In changing to a new book store, I was able to put my name on their contact list when more came in. It is by some considerable margin the longest of her works, the UK first … Reprinted By Special Arrangement with the Putnam Berkley Group, Inc. Curiously, The Murder Of Roger Ackroyd is one of the only (if not the only) volumes in the collection to mention Skycraft. Earlier title published by Bantam July 1988 (Mystery Collection), later variant published by Bantam/Putnam Berkley Group 1996 under the UK title (Hardcover collection). This copy says Agatha Christie Mystery Collection and it says it was published (by Bantam) in May 1995… 10 years after the other book. Cat Among The Pigeons- 1-58165-146-5 August 2000 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. Agatha Christie (1890–1976) was the author of more than 70 detective novels, plays, and short stories, and the creator of the characters Poirot and Miss Marple. 42 results for agatha christie hardcover collection. Uploaded by Sever_Alexandru on October 28, 2017. AU $79.00. I am pretty sure the 1998 LE variant of Evil exists, because although I don’t have a copy myself, I made sure that I had sighted the copyright page before adding it to the list. lol So I am very happy to have contributed whatever information I have and hope to contribute more. Hallowe’en Party. Sorry to take to long to reply – had to find all my research, ha! Meanwhile, thank you very much for the honorable (I say honorable because I take it as an honor) mention in the article. I’ve had a few questions about the engagement diaries, so I’m adding a bit of information about these and a few pics here as well. Credit for the book design goes to Nicola Mazzella, and Nicola is mentioned in all the volumes. Thank you! Agatha Christie is the queen of crime and mystery fiction. How many books are there in the complete series? All items will be shipped same, or next working day, if you have a specials shipment request, please do ask. Mind you, given some of Literary Express’s other issues, like re-using isbns and other dubious record-keeping practices – I guess I shouldn’t be surprised. Rare. It could be a bizarre re-release from Bantam like what happened with A Caribbean Mystery. Just like the keyless versions of Brown Suit, Elephants and Passenger To Frankfurt, these four books have some different information on their copyright pages than their “normal” counterparts. Very rare. Your site has been a blessing to me and a lot of other people… perhaps more people than you know, because I’ve noticed your name and/or Beautiful Books (and also bits of information from the site copied and pasted) in eBay listings on numerous occasions. Agatha Christie/Hachette Partworks, 2012-2014. If I find any more titles I’ll keep you posted. Sep 98 we have another crossover with Black Coffee and St Martin’s Press (first time this title was printed in the US I think). Yes, as far as I can tell it was August 1999 when GP Putnam returns as a division of The Putnam Berkley Group and the address changes to 375 Hudson St. This/that book is the August 1999 LE re-release of By The Pricking Of My Thumbs, ISBN 1-58165-122-8 and no printing key. Why would it? On this copy the lettering on the spine matches that of the leather version and this copy shares the same ISBN as the other two copies. The agatha christie collection -two books inc dumb witness and five little pigs. I’m also very interested in your prototype – does it have the same cover image/isbn? f you just want a copy of each book, then you would be looking at 88 volumes. Poirot's last case. Variations include Come, Tell Me How You Live which was released in two versions with either Agatha Christie and Agatha Christie Mallowan listed as the author, and Witness for the Prosecution which has only 9 stories while the far rarer The Witness for the Prosecution contains two additional stories to make a total of 11 tales (note a missing ‘the’ in the former title). 9 short stories, The Witness For The Prosecution (1989): There Is A Tide and Taken At The Flood were released with the same ISBN, similarly Hazelmoor and Sittaford, which is why their printing runs are consecutive; while Client and Witness have different ISBNs, so they have their own printing runs. $10.95. The novel was also published elsewhere as 'One, Two, Buckle My Shoe'. I have no idea what to make of that. $9.99. Required fields are marked *. I’ve done my research for the past 8 months.And I would hope ask collectors you would be truthful and forthcoming has to a price on these. I began collecting this set after a copy of Come Tell Me How You Live was given to me by my grandmother (I had bought it for her many years before) as she knew of our mutual love of Agatha Christie stories. Hannah, Sophie & Christie, Agatha - [Poirot 41] - Closed Casket (2016, HarperCollins Publishers).epub download 428.7K Hercule Poirot and the Greensho - Agatha Christie… Dx. I would like to sell them all as a package deal. Dame Agatha Mary Clarissa Christie, (1890 - 1976) was an English crime novelist, short story writer, and playwright. . And finally, a small number of ‘deluxe’ versions were also released for many of the volumes in the first wave of books. $2.89 shipping. New Listing Agatha Christie Mystery Collection Hardcover Like New Condition Collected Works. The list goes as this… The Hollow, By The Pricking Of My Thumbs,And Then There Were None,Sparkling Cyanide,Murder At The Vicarage,Murder In Mesopotamia,The Witness For The Prosecution,Crooked House,Death In The Clouds, Hickory Dickory Dock,Black Coffee and finally The Harlequin Tea Set. There are so many oddities in this collection it’s incredible. The Agatha Christie Mystery Collection/January 2000. Hardcover Collection: The Agatha Christie Mystery Collection - Your Choice!! 4.5 out of 5 stars 11,775. I’m seriously doubting the book exists, but I wanted to check with you before I abandon my search for it. ISBN: Same Short story collection. ISBN: 0-553-35007-2 11 short stories, A Literary Express, Inc. Book Of course, even worse are the two different books with the *same* isbn, which rather supports the theory someone didn’t know what they were doing…, The address book sounds lovely – you have certainly found such a wonderful number of rarities for your collection, I’m so impressed! The small matching pen slips down through the loops to keep the book closed. Great deals on Hardcover Agatha Christie. Bantam Doubleday Dell, The Putnam Berkley Group, Inc. Evil Under The Sun. Then August 1999 the publisher changes again (GP Putnam Sons) and the address for Putnam Berkley Group moves to 375 Hudson St. And then of course The Harlequin Tea Set, The Unexpected Guest and Black Coffee have no printing key at all. Agatha Christie Mystery Collection Edition/ Aug 1999 It’s been a while since I’ve written, so I thought I’d post an update on my new findings. IN COLLECTIONS. Just the other day, for example, I noticed that on the copyright page of An Autobiography it says Agatha Christie Hardcover Mystery Collection. So even though on the copyright page it says “A Bantam Book” and gives a publication date of August 1988, I know the copyright page is a lie because Literary Express didn’t print or publish anything in The Agatha Christie Mystery Collection until February 1998…. The list goes on, but, and again, I don’t see a way to tell if the change started with the publication of The Pale Horse or Crooked House or perhaps somewhere in between. The same goes for Cards On The Table. It sounds like you do have the complete set, as Harlequin Tea Set was only ever printed under the Literary Express imprint and there is no Bantam equivalent. I have a very strong suspicion there may be copies of Evil Under The Sun just like it. I will have to resume my rambling later as I am currently pressed for time. Quick View. D x. . In the meantime, I have heard rumours there may be variants of Partners In Crime, Appointment With Death and Cards On The Table. I had never noticed the differences between those copies and each new discovery only makes this collection all the more interesting and fun! The spines have not been "cracked" which indicates that they have never been fully opened to read. . 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. ISBN: Same Something went wrong. until at last, […] However, some books have some wear to covers and light toning. A beautiful collection of hardback unread Agatha Christie books 33 books in total . The ISBN is 0-553-35004-8. The Harlequin Tea Set is one of the 7 “new” titles printed in the 90’s (and the only one of the 7 to say LE on the spine) and none of them were published in the 80’s under any other title. Hey Jonathan! I have the four LE re-releases which list no publisher on the spine and as far as I know they are the only ones. I’ve added in illustrations for most of the editions to help you choose your favourite volumes (if you click Read more…. But I’ll still visit this website regularly, I’m sure. It says Published Simultaneously in The United Sates and Canada, printed in the United States of America and has a printing key. Dame Agatha Mary Clarissa Christie, Lady Mallowan, DBE (née Miller; 15 September 1890 – 12 January 1976) was an English writer known for her sixty-six detective novels and fourteen short story collections, particularly those revolving around fictional detectives Hercule Poirot and Miss Marple.She also wrote the world's longest-running play, The Mousetrap, which was performed … Published in arrangement with the Putnam Berkley Group, no earlier edition. Box 957, Hicksville, New York 11802” while the other has a printing key of “0 9 8 7 6 5 4” and supplies an address for ordering additional titles from “Bantam Books, 1540 Broadway, New York, NY 10036”. We are based in Sydney, Australia and ship all over the world. I have searched for years for a definitive list to no avail until today. The novel was also published elsewhere as 'They Do It With Mirrors'. Best of luck! Variant with no printing key. Also, the second copy has the title and author written out together on the spine with the diamond separating the two. After The Funeral and Hickory Dickory Dock were published by Bookspan in October 2000. | Photo: Tristram Kenton. 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. Her one child, Rosalind, was named after a female hero from a Shakespeare play. Thanks for letting me know – it’s always such a pleasure to hear people get some value out of the list It offers additional titles Hopefully soon! Very good copy in Very good tanned d/w. The faux leather is not padded and only covers the spine and then outward onto the cover (front and back) about 2 inches. 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). The top loop is attached to the underside edge of the front cover and the lower loop the back. I certainly never expected that! Both copies have the same ISBN- 0-553-30532-3. It was published by Bookspan instead, and in July 2000… which is very odd since Cat Among The pigeons was re-released by LE in August 2000. . Agatha Christie Complete Facsimile Collection by Agatha Christie, 9780008281588, available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Your list and site will be an invaluable resource to me as I continue to grow my collection. Some covers are slightly stained. No key. . Please see my other books and items Later variant (same ISBN, different publishing date) published in arrangement with the Putnam Berkley Group February 1997, same ISBN (rare). As I start to read them all, i make time for other books in between, especially since I only have 49 of them to-date. Thank you again for your wonderful and incredibly helpful site! I remember vividly how frustrating and confusing and often hopeless it seemed when I first started collecting the books in this collection. AU $13.04 Used. 3.0 out of 5 stars 8. The Agatha Christie Mystery Collection/ Feb 1986 No mention is made of Peggy Skycraft or Barbara N Cohen. Third, you asked earlier if I had heard of a 1997 release of The Mysterious Affair At Styles. 0 bids. Most of the volumes in this series are readily available second-hand, so they can be obtained fairy cheaply from around $3 to $20 or so each (depending on condition) if you are interested in collecting a set. A collection of 19 hardcover books of The Agatha Christie Mystery Collection. 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. Books are approximately 5.75″ x 8.75″. Agatha Christie Classic Mysteries New Sealed Leather Bound Collectible Hardback. Three Blind Mice Variant Literary Express edition published under UK title (March 1988). The deluxe versions switching from Hardcover to Mystery correspond exactly with the regular versions. It offers additional titles Parker Pyne Investigates (Agatha Christie Collection S.) by Christie, Agatha and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at AbeBooks.co.uk. No key The Agatha Christie Mystery Collection/ Nov 1986 The diaries were intended to be used as daily planners, and are larger in size than the novels. No, there is only the Literary Express edition. Also, all 8 of the titles say they were published by arrangement with The Putnam Berkley Group, Inc. Very rare. By The Pricking Of My Thumbs She has the LE version……..but is there a Bantam Book version? The Agatha Christie Mystery Collection (also known as the Agatha Christie Hardback Collection) is a book club set that was released by Bantam between 1983 to 2000. Agatha Christie Hardcover Collection/ Feb 1986 Dodd, Mead & Company If you look at the spine only you cannot tell the difference between it and any other volume. The Labors Of Hercules- 1-58165-144-9 June 2000 | 1 Jan 2015 4.6 out of 5 stars 11 Variants of the 1983 edition include Bantam in copyright (first printing), and Bantam Doubleday Bell (second), both listed as part of the Hardcover Collection, and a third version with no printing key described as part of the Mystery Collection. ? I will add that Murder In The Mews, even though printed in 1997, says Hardcover Collection. And then Sparkling Cyanide (Mar 98) seems to be the first of the LE editions which return to the original Bantam spine (along with subsequent reprints, from which we presumably get your Five Little Pigs with Mar 98 date but Bantam on the spine). The massive overhaul of my illustrated guide to collecting Alice in Wonderland editions is finally complete! However, as to your deeper question of why they were treated differently, I can only assume that when the first two were reprinted, the person in charge didn’t know that they were *supposed* to issue new ISBNs (it’s the responsibility of the printing house, and they don’t always follow protocol, especially because they have to pay for each new ISBN). contains two additional stories to make a total of 11 tales (note a missing ‘the’ in the former title). Rare. This is a an 83 volume Set of Agatha Christie's Mystery Collection by Bantam Publishing - includes a BONUS book, POEMS from The Agatha Christie Collection, October 1996 - ISBN #0-553-35103-6! Variant editions, both listed with 1988 publication date and the same ISBN - one has Dodd, Mead & Company listed as publisher (Hardcover Collection), the other with The Putnam Berkley Group (Mystery Collection) as publishers. AU $80.00 + AU $24.95 shipping. Did you ever hear any more about your rumours on the LE variant of Appointment With Death/Partners in Crime? 2020 marks 100 years since the publication of Agatha Christie’s first novel, The Mysterious Affair at Styles – the book that introduced Hercule Poirot to the world. It has been an essential tool in figuring out that I still needed three books to complete my collection (excluding variant editions and the datebook). Agatha Christie Hardback Collection, 24 Books Hamlyn 1970. A Miss Marple story called ‘The Murder at the Vicarage’. 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