Background to Danger.
First US edition, first printing. Originally published in the UK in the same year under the title Uncommon Danger, the spy novel was adapted into a film starring George Raft and directed by Raoul Walsh in 1943. From the library of Eric Ambler’s friend the historian Mortimer Chambers.
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Octavo. Original orange cloth, titles to spine and decoration to spine and front board in brown, top edge brown. With the dust jacket. Spine and joints lightly faded, spine a little rolled, small bump to top corner of front board also affecting initial 20 leaves, endpapers partially tanned. An excellent copy in a rubbed, chipped and price-clipped jacket.