"The corpse without hands lay in the bottom of a small dinghy drifting just within sight of the Suffolk coast": First Edition of Unnatural Causes; Lengthily Inscribed by P.D. James
Item Number: 4328
London: Faber and Faber, 1964.
First edition of the author’s third book. Octavo, original green cloth. Near fine in a near fine dust jacket. Signed by the author on the title page with a transcription as follows, “The corpse without hands lay in the bottom of a small dinghy drifting just within sight of the Suffolk coast.” Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box.
The third book in the classic Adam Dalgliesh mystery series, Unnatural Causes is another must-read page-turner from bestselling author P.D. James, "the reigning mistress of murder" (Time). Unnatural Causes inspired Cosmopolitan to fervently hope, "if were lucky, there will always be an England and there will always be a P.D. James."