4.50 from Paddington. Agatha Christie.

4.50 from Paddington.

1957. London: Collins for the Crime Club, 1957.

Sm. 8vo, 256 pp. Half scarlet crushed morocco, backstrip gilt, original orange backstrip bound in, first and final page toned. Very attractive modern binding in flawless condition.

§ First edition of this famous classic featuring Miss Marple, the tenth Miss Marple mystery, and published in the United States under the title What Mrs. McGillicuddy Saw! A review in The Times on December 5, 1957 commented, "Perhaps there is a corpse or two too many, but there is never a dull moment." The novel was adapted into a highly successful feature film, titled “Murder, She Said” released in 1961 and starring Margaret Rutherford and James Robertson Justice. Item #106726

Price: $950.00