SIGNED by Charteris at the title page. First UK edition. 8vo. 189pp. Publisher’s cloth in dustwrapper. Some light wear to the wrapper’s edges, otherwise in very good condition. Binding is tight and square. Contents bright, clean and complete. An attractive copy made all the more enticing with a scarce signature. A collection of short stories, Se?or Saint, first appeared serialized in The Saint Detective Magazine. First published in 1958 by The Crime Club in the United States, then by Hodder and Stoughton in the United Kingdom in 1959, the individual stories date from 1953 to 1955.
CHARTERIS, Leslie, Señor Saint, Hodder and Stoughton, 1959
LEMPRIERE, John., Bibliotheca Classica; or, A Classical Dictionary, containing A Full Account of All the Proper Names Mentioned in Ancient Authors: with Tables of coins, weights, and measures, in use among the Greeks and Romans: to which is now prefixed a chronological table. Third edition, greatly enlarged., Printed for T. Cadell, junior, and W. Davies, (successors of Mr. Cadell), 1797
OCKLEY, Simon, The History Of The Saracens: Containing The Lives Of Abubeker, Omar, Othman, Ali, Hasan, Moawiyah I, Yezid I, Moawiyah II, Abdollah, Merwan I, and Abdol Melick, the immediate Successors of Mahomet, Giving An Account of their most remarkable Battles, sieges &c. particularly those of Aleppo, Antioch, Damascus, Alexandria, and Jerusalem. Illustrating The Religion, Rites, Customs and Manner of Living of that Warlike People., Printed for R. Knaplock, J. Sprint, R. Smith, B. Lintott, and J. Round. , 1718