By the Pricking of My Thumbs by Agatha Christie 1968 Vintage Book

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Hello, fellow vintage book aficionados! Let me introduce you to a charming piece of literary history‚ÄĒBy the Pricking of My Thumbs by Agatha Christie, published in 1968. This book features Tommy and Tuppence Beresford, Christie's delightful sleuthing duo, unraveling mysteries in a gothic British nursing home.

Key Features:

The hardcover format of this book ensures its durability, making it a lasting addition to your collection. It's perfect for both reading and displaying.

This book is a quintessential example of a cozy mystery, a genre that Agatha Christie helped popularize. Set in a small-town environment, it focuses on solving crimes without the gore or violence often associated with other types of crime fiction.

Agatha Christie, the Queen of Mystery, has profoundly impacted the genre of cozy mysteries. Her work has set the standard for crime fiction, emphasizing character and plot over violence.

By the Pricking of My Thumbs is more than just a book; it's a piece of literary history. It captures the essence of cozy mysteries and is a must-have for any Agatha Christie enthusiast.

This book is an excellent choice for book club discussions focused on mystery novels or as a thoughtful gift for fans of classic crime fiction.

The book is in good condition for its age, with no rips or tears. It's signed in pen and has the previous owner's seal impressed on the first page, adding a personal touch to its vintage appeal.


  • Title:¬†By the Pricking of My Thumbs
  • Publication Date:¬†1968
  • Format:¬†Hardcover
  • Dimensions:¬†9x6x2
  • Language:¬†English
  • Condition:¬†in good shape for its age, signed and sealed by the previous owner.

Wrapping Up:

In summary, By the Pricking of My Thumbs is a captivating read that entertains and provides insight into the cozy mystery genre. Its vintage charm and excellent condition make it a valuable addition to any Agatha Christie collection or home library.


The vintage items I share with you have been previously owned and loved. They may show some wear, as is typical for vintage pieces. Please use the pictures as a guide. If you have any questions or need more photos, ask.


Collections: Vintage Mystery Books

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