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The Gentlemen of 16 July by  Rene Louis and Ken Follett Maurice - First Edition - 1978 - from Syber's Books ABN 15 100 960 047 and

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The Gentlemen of 16 July

by Maurice, Rene Louis and Ken Follett

Condition: Good/Good

Arbor House, New York, 1978. First Edition. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Good/Good. 370 g.; X, 166 pages, last page blank. The text is illustrated with a map of Nice showing the area around the Societe Generale Bank. 1/4 red cloth backstrip with black titles. 3/4 light gray coloured board. A little bumping to the backstrip edges and rubbing to the book corners. The lower book edge has become slightly faded. Light browning to the text block edges. The front fore edge of the text block is hand cut. Plain text dustwrapper with red and white background and black and white titles to the front panel and backstrip black-and-white photograph of Ken Follett on the rear dustwrapper panel, the panel for the photograph of the other author is blank, as the name is a pseudonym for three French journalists. Rubbing to the dustwrapper edges and a little chipping to the top backstrip edge. A hint of darkening to the backstrip region. Yellowing of the fold over panels and the front fold over panel has a small triangular crease to the top right-hand corner. The true story of one of the most daring of French bank robberies, that of the Societe Generale Bank in Nice by Albert Spaggiari and his band of techno-thieves. As intriguing as the robbery is the personality of the leader of the bank robbers -- Albert Spaggiari. After stealing $10 million from the bank (leaving a fortune of jewels and cheques behind ] and humbling various police forces throughout Europe, he was finally captured only to make an escape for freedom from the courtroom in the middle of his interrogation. He was still at large at the publication of the book! Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. We are happy to provide pictures of this book on request Quantity Available: 1. Category: Law & Criminal Studies; France ; ISBN: 0877952981. ISBN/EAN: 9780877952985. Inventory No: 0107004. . 9780877952985


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