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This is an auction for THE CASTAFIORE EMERALD by Herge.

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This is a brand new (unread) hardback. The Recommended Retail Price in New Zealand is $29.99.

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"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 hardback 2011.

62 pages.

Brand new (unread) condition.

The cost of shipping is $6.95 (tracked mail).

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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This is one of 22 brand new Tintin hardbacks which we have in stock at present. They are:

* TINTIN IN THE CONGO

* TINTIN IN AMERICA

* CIGARS OF THE PHARAOH

* THE BLUE LOTUS

* THE BROKEN EAR

* THE BLACK ISLAND

* KING OTTOKAR'S SCEPTRE

* THE CRAB WITH THE GOLDEN CLAWS

* THE SHOOTING STAR

* THE SECRET OF THE UNICORN (this adventure is the basis of the new Steven Spielberg/Peter Jackson movie)

* RED RACKHAM'S TREASURE

* THE SEVEN CRYSTAL BALLS

* PRISONERS OF THE SUN

* LAND OF BLACK GOLD

* DESTINATION MOON

* EXPLORERS ON THE MOON

* THE CALCULUS AFFAIR

* THE RED SEA SHARKS

* TINTIN IN TIBET

* THE CASTAFIORE EMERALD

* FLIGHT 714

* TINTIN AND THE PICAROS

The cost of shipping within New Zealand is $6.95, irrespective of how many you buy.

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  • Seller location: Palmerston North, Manawatu, NZ

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