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This is an auction for THE CASTAFIORE EMERALD by Herge.


This is a brand new (unread) paperback.


"The Castafiore Emerald was Herge's third-to-last completed Tintin story, and the most unconventional. Rather than a globe-trotting adventure, it takes place completely at Marlinspike Hall, where an incapacitated Captain Haddock is being nursed back to health by an unwelcome visitor in the form of Bianca Castafiore, the "Milanese Nightingale" who then suffers a devastating loss ("Mercy, my jewels!"). The locked-room mystery, character interactions, running gags, and crazy Calculus inventions keep it fun and definitely worth reading."

Large format paperback 2012.

62 pages.

Brand new (unread) condition.

The cost of shipping is $4.95, or $6.95 (tracked mail). If you are on rural delivery and want tracked mail, the shipping cost will be $9.95.

There is of course no charge for shipping if you collect this book from my shop in Palmerston North following the auction.

Payment within seven days, please.
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  • tracked mail$6.95
  • NZ post$4.95
  • tracked mail (rural delivery)$9.95
  • Seller allows pick-ups
  • Seller location: Palmerston North, Manawatu, NZ

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