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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. 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, 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