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AMBLER, Eric.

Background to Danger.

Published: New York: Triangle Books, 1937

Stock code: 90682

Price: £475

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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.

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.

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