London: Collins, The Crime Club, 1963. [Detective novel] FIRST EDITION. Octavo (19 x 13cm), pp.256. Elegantly hand-bound in half red calf over cloth sides, spine gilt-lettered in six compartments with raised bands, original cloth spine bound in at rear. Fine condition, inside and out. The son of Superintendent Battle, the long-time partner of Hercule Poirot, calls the Belgian detective to a quiet seaside resort to help unravel the murder of the man with the clocks, resulting in the most baffling puzzle of Poirot's career -and one of Christie's most ingenious. Item #49223
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