A Murder is Announced - Agatha Christie 1950 - Published for The Crime Club by Collins, London - First Edition A handsomely bound first edition of this Miss Marple classic.

Guests expecting a party game of murder at a country retreat are horrified to discover a real corpse, and another case for Miss Jane Marple ensues.
  References: Wagstaff & Poole p199. Cooper & Pike, Detective Fiction 82.

Octavo (binding size 19.18.6x12.4cm), pp. [4] 256 [2].
  Finely bound by the Baker Bindery, Anniston, Alabama in full green morocco, with gilt titles and decoration to spine, green patterned paste-paper endpapers, generous turn-ins with gilt motifs of dagger, pistol, moustache and knitting needles tooled as the four corner-pieces, and all edges gilt. Original cloth spine and upper bound in at rear.   Condition: Fine in fine binding   Ref: 110925   Price: HK$ 5,200