New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1986. First Edition. Cloth and boards. SIGNED by the Author, 8vo, red quarter cloth over ivory-colored boards with "P D. James" embossed in silver on the cover, Mylar-protected dust jacket with a drawing of a straight raizor, 459 pages +  Notes on Author & Type. Very Fine / Very Fine. Item #1028
EXCEPTIONAL CONDITION! SIGNED!
Adam Dalgliesh returns to solve another murder after a nine year hiatus. "Shades of Dickens and Wilkie Collins are present"--Anita Brookner, The Spectator.