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Stamboul Train

By Greene, Graham


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Stamboul Train (1932) is a novel by author Graham Greene. A thriller set on an Orient Express train, it was renamed Orient Express when it was published in the United States.

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Stamboul Train

GREENE, Graham

London: William Heinemann, Ltd.,, 1932. Octavo. Original black cloth, titles to spine gilt. Housed in a green quarter morocco solander box. Contents occasionally marked, fore edges buffed, spine rolled and slightly faded. An excellent copy. First edition, first impression, first issue. The character of a rather pompous and self regarding author appears in the central portion of this novel. He is named on pages 77, 78, 82, 98, and 131 as one "Q. C. Savory". J. B. Priestley who had read a review copy became convinced that Savory was based none too flatteringly upon him. Priestley threatened a libel suit and worse still threatened to leave Heinemann for whom he was one of their big names. Charles Evans called Greene and as he recalls in A Sort of Life, "made it clear to me that if Heinemann were going to lose an author, they would much prefer to lose me." So changes were made and two sections were reprinted. The original sheets were as yet unbound and so no pages needed cancelling. Very few copies of the uncorrected text were ever circulated and fewer still survive today. We know of a small handful of examples.

  • Published: 1932
Sold by: Peter Harrington
$9,826.80

STAMBOUL TRAIN

Greene, Graham

London: William Heinemann, 1932 First issue, with uncorrected text; a proof copy in orange wraps. Pages 77, 78, 82, 98, and 131 have references to Q.C. Savory, an oblique reference to J.B. Priestley. Octavo [x], 307, [1] pp. (Wobbe, p. 17): "Greene also relates a conversation with Charles Evans concerning J.B. Priestley's threat of a libel action if certain lines in the then undistributed book were not changed. At that time, 13,000 copies had already been printed and bound, and altered pages had to be substituted. Priestley had seen a review copy when he demanded the changes, and so it is possible that a few copies without the alterations mentioned in "A SORT OF LIFE" may still exist." The present copy is such a copy. "Q.B. Savory" was changed to "Quin Savory" and "Dickens" was changed to "Chaucer." [TOGETHER WITH] Greene. Graham. STAMBOUL TRAIN. London, 1932; William Heinemann. First Edition, 307pp.showing the above textual changes incorporated. Bound in original blackcloth, spine lettered in gilt, rear hinge starting, front end paper with a couple of light stains and neat owner's name. Both housed in a custom open end slipcase. (Wobbe, p.17). First Edition.

  • Published: 1932
  • Edition: First Edition
Sold by: Charles Parkhurst Rare Books, Inc.
$7,500.00

Stamboul Train

GREENE, Graham

London: Heinemann,, 1932. Octavo. Original black cloth, titles to spine gilt. With the Youngman Carter dust jacket. Excellent copy in a very good dust jacket with minor wear and chips to the spine affecting the title. First edition, first impression. With the corrected text as usual.

  • Published: 1932
Sold by: Peter Harrington
$7,370.10

Stamboul Train

GREENE, Graham

Heinemann, London., 1932. First edition. Octavo. A 307-page novel, the author's fourth.Faint ownership signature on first blank. Edges and prelims faintly spotted. Very good indeed. No dustwrapper.

  • Published: 1932
Sold by: Peter Ellis bookseller
$450.40

Stamboul Train

Greene, Graham

London: William Heinemann Ltd. 1932, 1st Edition. () 4p.l.,307pp. Very good, no dust jacket. 12 mo in original black cloth. Boards are lightly rubbed. Gilt lettering on spine with bumping to the ends of the spine and corners. Publishers Icon blindstamped on back cover. Some scattered foxing within text block (several pages have some darkening near the spine). A very nice copy. One of Greene's early works that was made into the film 'The Orient Express.'..

Sold by: Aquila Books
$412.50

Stamboul Train

Greene, Graham

William Heinemann, London 1932. 1st ed., first printing, second state, with the changes necessitated by J.B. Priestley's threat of a libel action. A clean unmarked copy in the publisher's black cloth, lettered gilt on the spine, now with just a hint of wear to the corners and slight puckering to the spine extremities. Wobbe A5a

Sold by: Stephen Poole Fine Books
$368.51

Stamboul Train. [Orient Express]

GREENE, Graham (1904-1991)

London, William Heinemann. 1932., 1932. Thriller. FIRST EDITION 8vo, regular issue with 'Quin Savory', page 78. Publisher's blackcloth with gilt titles to spine. Some spotting, soft vertical crease to backstrip. remains a bright and attractive copy, without the rare jacket. Greene's classic early 'entertainment' novel, a spy thriller which unfolds aboard an Orient Express train as it crosses Europe from Ostend to Constantinople. Weaving a web of subterfuge, murder and politics along the way, it focuses upon the disturbing relationship between Myatt the pragmatic Jew, and chorus girl Coral Musker. Basis for the 1934 movie starring Norman Foster. Steinbrunner & Penzler; Ency. of Mystery & Detection, p176. R.A Wobbe [A5a], See also Haining; Crime Fiction p.199.

  • Published: 1932
Sold by: Adrian Harrington Rare Books
$319.37

Stamboul Train

Greene, Graham

London: William Heinemann, 1932. pp. [ix], 307, gilt cloth. Very slight foxing to some end pages, bookplate, covers lightly scuffed, else very good copy.. First Edition. Octavo.

  • Published: 1932
  • Edition: First Edition
Sold by: Hugh Anson-Cartwright Fine Books, ABAC/ILAB
$318.40

Stamboul Train

Greene, Graham

London: Heinemann, [1932]. First edition. 8vo. . Black cloth. Some light foxing, otherwise a very good copy . One of Greene's best, published in America as "Orient Express"-- not to be confused with Agatha Christie's train

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Sold by: James Cummins Bookseller
$300.00

STAMBOUL TRAIN

Greene, Graham

London: William Heinemann, 1932 Greene, Graham. STAMBOUL TRAIN. London: William Heinemann, 1932. Unfaded gilt lettered black cloth over boards. Crown 8vo., 307pp. First Edition - Second issue with the correction to Quin Savory from Q. C. Savory. A near fine example, two faint tape shadows on each endpaper. A nice copy lacking the dustwrapper. Wobbe A5a.. 1st Edition.

  • Published: 1932
  • Edition: 1st Edition
Sold by: TBCL The Book Collector's Library
$275.00

Stamboul Train

GREENE, GRAHAM

London: Heinemann, 1932. First Edition of the Regukar Issued State. Bookplate. Fine bright copy with the gilt-stamping still gleaming in a facsimile dust jacket.

  • Published: 1932
Sold by: James Pepper Rare Books, Inc.
$250.00

Stamboul Train

GREENE, Graham

Heinemann, 1932. First Edition 2nd Issue. A very good copy in the original black cloth, boards scarred, lower front board corner bumped, spine ends worn, contents clean and tight.

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Sold by: collectors treasury
$165.00

Stamboul Train

Greene, Graham

London: William Heinemann, 1932. Second Issue as denoted by 'Quin Savory' on p.78. Cocked, lightly rubbed with small tear to rear hinge, front gutter cracked, ex libris plate to ffep, pp clean and tidy.. First Edition. Cloth. Good Minus/No Jacket. 12mo.

  • Published: 1932
  • Condition: Good Minus
  • Edition: First Edition
Sold by: Bookcase
$163.78

Stamboul Train

GREENE, Graham

Heinemann. Used - Good. Good condition. Acceptable dust jacket.

  • Condition: Used - Good
Sold by: Wonder Book
$99.99

Stamboul Train

Greene, Graham

London: William Heinemann, 1932. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good. First Edition, second issue with "Quin Savory" on page 78. Wobbe A5a. Spine slightly leaning and a faded a bit; small stains to front cover; some edge wear and rubbing, foxing to page edges and occasionally throughout; front hinge weakening.

  • Published: 1932
  • Condition: Good
  • Edition: First Edition
Sold by: Entropic Books
$95.00

Stamboul Train

Greene,Graham

London: Heinemann, 1932. This is a Very Good Copy of this Book professionally rebound in maroon cloth with gilt title to spine,no Dust-Jacket.New endpapers.This copy has NO previous owner's names or inscriptions present.This is the usual 2nd Issue of the First Edition with ''Quin Savory'' on page 78 and elsewhere.The book has a firm binding with no hinge weakness and their is no leaning to spine.Contents of the book remain pretty clean internally with just one 2'' chip to the final page of text affecting margin only and not any text.8vo 307pp First Edition 2nd State . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 6 ¾" - 9¾" Tall.

  • Published: 1932
  • Condition: Very Good
  • Edition: First Edition
Sold by: Richard Thornton Books
$81.89

Stamboul Train

GREENE, Graham:

London William Heinemann Ltd. 1932. Second edition December 1932. (first ed. Dec. 1932 ). Hardback. Size 7.5 x 5 inches. Rubbed black cloth with overall colour loss. Gilt titles to spine. No inscriptions. 307 clean bright pages. Q.C. Savory changed to Quin Savory on p.78. No dustwrapper. Very Good tight-bound volume.

Sold by: Tom Coleman
$73.70

Stamboul Train: An Entertainment (Penguin Twentieth-Century Classics)

Graham Greene

Penguin Classics. Paperback. New. Buy with confidence. Excellent Customer Service & Return policy. Ships Fast. Expedite Shipping Available.

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$55.64

Stamboul Train (The Collected Edition)

Greene, Graham

William Heinemann Ltd. Used - Good. Ships from the UK. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. 100% Money Back Guarantee. Your purchase also supports literacy charities.

Sold by: Better World Books Ltd
$43.84

Stamboul Train

Greene, Graham

London: William Heinemann Ltd., 1974. Jacket price clipped, and with damage around edges and corners including a tear, creasing and some grubby marks. Binding is cocked. Pages are clean and crisp, and printing is tight, clean and bright throughout. MB. hardcover. Good/Good. Used.

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$40.62