Offered for sale, this 1st Edition. AGATHA CHRISTIE – THE BIG FOUR, published by UK publisher Collins, copyright 1927, First Printing (states “Copyright, 1927” on copyright page with no references to subsequent printings – there was only ever 1 printing with this particular board coloring format), lists just “Murder of Roger Ackroyd” to left of title page, dark blue cloth boards with redish orange lettering to spine and front board.
No former owner name or markings/stamps inside, medium foxing to pages, slight age darkening/dust soiling to outer page edges, no fading/wear to lettering on front panel and slight fading on spine. (common defect with these early Collins 1st print books), light to board edges, one corner bumped. spine tips shelf rubbed.Front hinge is worn but intact. back hinge is perfect.
Overall a fair but very rare 1920s era UK Agatha Christie 1st printing of her second ever Collins book. Priced at £400 and this includes a tracked signed for delivery.
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