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AMBLER, Eric.

A Coffin for Dimitrios.

New York, Alfred A. Knopf, 1939 Stock Code: 123522
£1,750.00
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Notes

First US edition, first printing. A Haycraft-Queen Cornerstone, this work was first published in the UK in August of the same year as The Mask of Dimitrios. It has been described as "the book on which Ambler's reputation as 'the father of the modern spy novel', as he was acclaimed in 1975, still rests" (ODNB).

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Description

Octavo. Original grey cloth, titles to spine, jagged line design to front cover and spine, publisher's device to rear cover, all in brown, top edge red, tan endpapers. With the pictorial dust jacket.

Condition

Spine gently rolled, faint mottling to top edge, an excellent copy in the bright jacket with slight nicks to extremities, tiny chip to head of spine and rear cover fold.

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