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London Rare Books

20th century UK first editions mainly in literature, with some philosophy, travel and 19th century literature.

The Murder of Roger Ackroyd


1st US printing with very scarce 1st state jacket - in publisher's original olive cloth with printed titles and design to front board and spine in black and red - all still fresh, clean and bright. The binding is tight, sound and square.Internally clean with no inscriptions. The original, unclipped dustjacket has benefitted from some limited professional restoration mainly at spine tips and top right corner of the front panel carried out by a leading paper conservator. Very scarce with jacket.