[The Richard Hannay series.]
The Thirty-Nine Steps; Greenmantle; Mr Standfast; The Three Hostages; The Island of Sheep; The Courts of The Morning; Sick Heart River.Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood and Sons [and] Hodder and Stoughton, 1915-1940 Stock Code: 144845
All first editions, first impressions. Major-General Sir Richard Hannay is the fictional secret agent created by Buchan. In his autobiography, Memory Hold-the-Door, Buchan suggests that the character is based, in part, on Edmund Ironside, from Edinburgh, a spy during the Second Boer War.
7 individual works, octavo. Attractively bound in recent dark blue morocco, titles and decoration to spines gilt, raised bands, single rule to boards gilt, marbled endpapers, gilt edges.
Mild toning to page edges of The Thirty-Nine Steps, otherwise an excellent set.
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