Off With His Head

Off With His Head

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  • Hardcover
  • UK First Edition, First Printing
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Released January 1, 1957
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£125.00

Pagan revelry and morris dancing in the middle of a very cold winter set the scene for one of Ngaio Marsh’s most fascinating murder mysteries.


When the pesky Anna Bünz arrives at Mardian to investigate the rare survival of folk-dancing still practised there, she quickly antagonizes the villagers. But Mrs Bünz is not the only source of friction – two of the other enthusiasts are also spoiling for a fight.


When the sword dancers’ traditional mock beheading of the Winter Solstice becomes horribly real, Superintendent Roderick Alleyn finds himself faced with a case of great complexity and of gruesome proportions…

Book Condition & Notes

A near-fine first edition, very light (almost negligible) bumping to several corners. In a near-fine unclipped jacket with light chipping to top of spine and corners, and small tear to bottom of jacket.


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Book Condition & Notes

A near-fine first edition, very light (almost negligible) bumping to several corners. In a near-fine unclipped jacket with light chipping to top of spine and corners, and small tear to bottom of jacket.


Professionally Packed

All of our books that a have dust wrapper are covered in clear protective, removable film and are packed professionally in bubble wrap and a box for shipping so that they reach you in perfect condition.