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Traitor's Purse (Classic Thrillers Series) by  Margery Allingham - Paperback - Reprint - 1985 - from Syber's Books ABN 15 100 960 047 and Biblio.com

Traitor's Purse (Classic Thrillers Series)

by Allingham, Margery

Condition: Good Condition


J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd, London Melbourne, 1985. Reprint. Softcover. Good Condition. introduction by Jessica Mann. Illustrated paperback binding with black and yellow coloured titles to the front panel and white coloured titles to the back strip A man wakes up in hospital with no name or memory of what has gone before. He escapes from hospital desperately trying to find out who and what he is, before the authorities find him. Creasing of the book corners with rubbing of the book edges and panels. Uniform planning of the text block edges and pages and there are a few scattered foxing spots to the pages. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 201, [9 – of which five are further titles from publishing house] pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Crime Fiction; Britain/UK; 1930s; ISBN: 0460022997. ISBN/EAN: 9780460022996. Inventory No: 0123318. . 9780460022996 This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. .

Margaret Allingham was a prolific writer who sold her first story at age eight and published her first novel before turning 20. Allingham went on to become one of the pre-eminent writers who helped bring the detective story to maturity in the 1920s and 1930s.




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