The Hound of Death and Other Stories - Agatha Christie 1933 - Odhams Press Limited, London - First Edition A lovely copy in the bright sharp dust jacket by Dermonay depicting a sinister green hound, against a background of a ruined convent. Scarce in this condition.

'Twelve thrilling, chilling, mysteries.' (
The Observer ). Twelve unexplained phenomena with no apparent earthly explanation… A dog-shaped gunpowder mark; an omen from 'the other side'; a haunted house; a chilling séance; a case of split personalities; a recurring nightmare; an eerie wireless message; an elderly lady's hold over a young man; a disembodied cry of 'murder'; a young man's sudden amnesia; a levitation experience; a mysterious SOS. To discover the answers, delve into the supernatural storytelling of Agatha Christie… 'The acknowledged queen of detective fiction.' (The Observer)

Witness for the Prosecution, Christie’s courtroom drama, which has become one of her most adapted and best known stories. It has been adapted for film multiple times, including the 1957 Billy Wilder directed movie starring Marlene Dietrich and Charles Laughton, and for stage, as well as TV and radio..... ‘Leonard Vole stands trial for the murder of his beneficiary, and even his wife insists he is guilty…’
  References: Bleiler, Checklist of Fantastic Literature, 77, Science Fiction & Supernatural Fiction, 43. Cooper & Pike, Detective Fiction, 83.

Octavo (book size 19x13cm), pp. [4] 247 [5]. In publisher’s plum cloth, spine lettered in gilt with publisher’s emblem to tail in gilt. Dust jacket without price, as published.
  Condition: Very good, fading to spine, light foxing to fore-edge, internally fine, in very good dust jacket, wear with some small loss to corners, creasing along top edge of rear panel.   Ref: 109997   Price: HK$ 4,800