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The Floating Admiral

The Detection Club

First Edition

1931



The Floating Admiral by Certain Members of The Detection Club is for sale. This book has one story with numerous contributors including Agatha Christie.  The Floating Admiral by Certain Members of The Detection Club was published by Hodder and Stoughton in London in 1931.


The Floating Admiral front board has the title and list of authors as being G.K. Chesterton, Dorothy L. Sayers, V.L. Whitechurch, G.D.H. and M. Cole, Henry Wade, Agatha Christie, John Rhode, Milward Kennedy, Ronald A. Knox, F. Wills Crofts, Edgar Jepson, Clemence Dane, and Anthony Berkeley.  The Floating Admiral original pale blue binding is in Very Good condition with slight corner knocks and fading to the spine.


The Floating Admiral has 351 numbered pages that has a one-page map of the Flat Country as the frontispiece opposite the Title Page, an Introduction by Dorothy L. Sayers, 12 Chapters which includes Chapter 4 entitled Mainly Conversation by Agatha Christie, and two appendices to the end of the book. The pages are exceptionally clean and are in Very Good to Near Fine condition.  The front free endpaper has a short Christmas inscription and is dated 1931, with this page slightly creased.  Otherwise this is an extremely clean book making this very rare and collectable book very desirable amongst modern first edition book collectors.



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1931


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Rare Odhams Edition

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1933


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1941


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1947


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1950


A Pocket Full of Rye

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1953


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1954


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1962


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1963


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1965










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1968


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1967


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1970











The Floating Admiral Contributed to by Agatha Christie 1931