Call for the Saint with Rare Dust Jacket First Edition Book 1948
London, Hodder and Stoughton. 1948, First Edition. Original Decorative Cloth. The First Edition has for sale this collectable first edition Leslie Charteris book, Call For The Saint featuring the adventures of Simon Templar (alias The Saint). This UK first edition book was published by Hodder & Stoughton in 1948 and comes complete with its rare dust jacket.____The dust jacket, designed by Jarvis, features Simon Templar in disguise as a blind beggar, with the characteristic stick man logo of The Saint as the shadow in the background. The dust jacket is in Good condition being mostly complete, with the price of "8/6 net" still present to the front flap, but with tears, minor losses, creases and marks. The dust jacket comes in a removable plastic sleeve. See: the front view, back view, spine, the dust jacket spread open and the flaps____The original pale blue publisher's boards have lettering in black to the spine and front and with The Saint matchstick man logo to the bottom right corner of the front board. The boards are in Very Good condition with slight fading to the top edge of the front and back boards and the spine (as well as to the bottom of the spine); slight rubbing/fading to the centre of the spine; and very slight corner knocks. See: the front board, the spine and the back board.____There are 253 numbered pages with two pages of advertisements to the end of the book, with one page advertisement for The Saint Club. The pages are in overall Very Good condition being extremely clean and well bound-in with only very minor spotting confined mainly to the edges of the pages (only noticeable when the book is closed, and extremely minor and mentioned for completeness).____This is a very attractive Leslie Charteris Call For The Saint book from 1948. Very Good/Good.
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Book number: 000576
GBP 65.00 [Appr.: EURO 73.75 US$ 86.59 | JP„ 9750]
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