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AMBLER, Eric.

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  1. The Dark Frontier.
    First edition, first impression of the author's first book. With the author's signed presentation inscription to an early blank, "Dear Mr Huggill, This is just in case you can spare the time to read the work - I hope you can. Yours sincerely Eric Ambler". The recipient was a close friend of the author's father who had, as... Learn More
    £4,750

    Stock Code: 90158

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  2. Uncommon Danger.
    First edition, first impression. With the author's signed presentation inscription to the title page, "To Arthur with all the best from Eric". A letter from Ambler sending this book to the previous owner of this copy relates, "This first edition copy of Uncommon Danger was the one I gave to my stepfather Arthur Waters, when... Learn More
    £6,000

    Stock Code: 90161

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  3. 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. Learn More
    £475

    Stock Code: 90682

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  4. Cause for Alarm.
    First edition, first impression. With the author's signed presentation inscription to the title page, "To Maurice and Helga with love from Eric". The recipients were Ambler's brother and sister-in-law. Very uncommon inscribed. Learn More
    £2,750

    Stock Code: 90165

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  5. 127401
    First edition, first impression. The author's third novel was written whilst Ambler was living in France; "his money went further there, but also it was a more stimulating environment. 'France was full of emigrés, some living on their wits, others with the most lurid of pasts. These were the sort of people I wanted to write... Learn More
    £2,500

    Stock Code: 127401

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  6. 126598
    First edition, first impression of this noted rarity, and particularly so in the jacket. Most of the first edition stock was destroyed during the Blitz when the Germans bombed the Hodder and Stoughton warehouse. This is Ambler's most famous work, and a Haycraft-Queen Cornerstone in detective fiction. Learn More
    £6,750

    Stock Code: 126598

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  7. 78304
    First edition, first impression of this Haycraft-Queen Cornerstone in detective fiction. Learn More
    £2,000

    Stock Code: 78304

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  8. Journey Into Fear.
    First edition, first impression. Inscribed by the author on the title page, "Mort Chambers, from Eric Ambler, Los Angeles, 1970". Mortimer Chambers was Professor of Ancient History at the University of California. Learn More
    £3,250

    Stock Code: 90534

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  9. Journey Into Fear.
    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £2,250

    Stock Code: 103972

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  10. A Kind of Anger.
    First US edition, first impression. Learn More
    £125

    Stock Code: 90673

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  11. 48649comp
    Proof copy printed on rectos only, page size 25 mm wider than the first edition. Bound for Ambler in the style of the first edition. Together with a copy of the first edition. Inscription to half-title "Corrected proofs, Eric Ambler 18 April 72", with his autograph corrections throughout, subsequently inscribed on title... Learn More
    £2,750

    Stock Code: 48649

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  12. Journey Into Fear.
    First US edition, first printing. Learn More
    £750

    Stock Code: 90676

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