The Mask of Dimitrios.London: Hodder and Stoughton Limited, 1939 Stock Code: 126598
Notably rare in the jacketFirst 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.
Octavo. Original red cloth, title to spine in grey. With the dust jacket.
Spine slightly rolled, foot of spine slightly faded, a little foxing to edges. A very good, tight copy in the bright jacket, spine just faintly toned and ends a little nibbled and creased, extremities rubbed, closed tears to rear panel and head of front panel with tape repair to verso, tips slightly chipped, front panel still presenting nicely.
With the exception of framed items*, Peter Harrington offers free delivery on all UK orders of rare books, maps and prints placed through this website. Delivery to USA and the rest of the world is similarly free for orders over £200.
Established in 1969, Peter Harrington is one of the leading rare book firms in the world. It is a proud member of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association – along with ILAB, the PBFA and Lapada – and from shops in Mayfair and Chelsea, London, sells rare books, prints and ephemera to customers across the world.
Tel: +44 (0)20 7591 0220