Search results for: 'AMBLER, Eric'
AMBLER, Eric. Journey Into Fear.
London : 1940First 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£3,250.00
Stock Code: 90534
AMBLER, Eric. Here Lies.
London : 1985First edition, first impression. Presentation copy inscribed by the author on the title page to his friend the historian Mortimer Chambers and his wife: "Mort and Catherine from Eric Ambler June 85." Learn More£100.00
Stock Code: 143670
AMBLER, Eric. Cause for Alarm.
London : 1938First 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£2,750.00
Stock Code: 90165
AMBLER, Eric. Background to Danger.
New York : 1937First 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£475.00
Stock Code: 90682
AMBLER, Eric. Uncommon Danger.
London : 1937First 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 it was first published. It... Learn More£6,000.00
Stock Code: 90161
AMBLER, Eric. The Dark Frontier.
London : 1936First 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 Ambler recalled, seen an advertisement... Learn More£4,750.00
Stock Code: 90158
AMBLER, Eric. Epitaph for a Spy.
London : 1938First 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 about'" (ODNB). Learn More£2,500.00
Stock Code: 127401
AMBLER, Eric. A Coffin for Dimitrios.
New York : 1939First 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). Learn More£1,750.00
Stock Code: 123522
AMBLER, Eric. The Mask of Dimitrios.
London : 1939First 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£6,750.00
Stock Code: 126598
AMBLER, Richard Penry. Structural Studies on Bacterial Proteins.
Cambridge : 1960The doctoral dissertation of prominent biochemist Richard Penry Ambler. From the library of his supervisor Frederick Sanger, with a large number of Sanger's pencilled annotations, largely Xs to mark specific points, as well as a few small corrections and short notes about the content.
Ambler obtained his doctoral degree under Sanger at Cambridge... Learn More£500.00
Stock Code: 114798
AIRD, Catherine, et al. The Man Who...
Bristol : 1992First edition, signed limited issue, number 40 of 151 copies numbered and signed by all the contributors: Catherine Aird, Eric Ambler; Simon Brett; Len Deighton; Antonia Fraser; Michael Gilbert; Reginald Hill; P. D. James; H. R. F. Keating; Peter Lovesey; Ruth Rendell; George Sims; and Michael Underwood. The first 15 copies were produced in a deluxe... Learn More£275.00
Stock Code: 143681
CONRAD, Joseph. The Secret Agent.
London : 1920Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "Catherine Willard from her friend Joseph Conrad 1st Jan 1921". Catherine Willard (1898-1954) was a noted screen actress and leading lady. She met Conrad in about 1920 through her mother, Grace, who was an interior designer and helping the Conrads furnish their new home, Oswalds,... Learn More£3,750.00
Stock Code: 93578