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Epitaph For a Spy

By Ambler, Eric




Josef Vadassy, a Hungarian refugee and language teacher living in France, is enjoying his first break for years in a small hotel on the Riviera. But when he takes his holiday photographs to be developed at a local chemists, he suddenly finds himself mistaken for a Gestapo agent and a charge of espionage is levelled at him. To prove himself innocent to the French police, he must discover which one of his fellow guests at his pension is the real spy. As he desperately tries to uncover the true culprit's identity, Vadassy must risk his job, his safety and everything he holds dear.


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EPITAPH FOR A SPY

AMBLER, Eric:

London: Hodder and Stoughton. 1938. First edition, first printing. First edition, first printing. Inscribed by the author. Original blue cloth with black titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A very good or better copy, the cloth clean with minor rubbing to the extremities. Complete with the very good lightly rubbed and nicked dustwrapper which has three tiny repairs to the underside (invisible from the printed side). Correctly priced 7/6 net to the spine. Housed in a purpose-made cloth folding case with gilt stamped leather labels to the upper lid and spine. Inscribed by the author in blue ink on the title page. Further details and images for any of the items listed are available on request. Lucius Books welcomes direct contact with our customers.

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Epitaph for a Spy.

AMBLER, Eric.

London: Hodder & Stoughton Limited,, 1938. Octavo. Original blue cloth, title to spine and front cover in black, blue endpapers. With the dust jacket. With the ownership inscription of Welsh opera singer Geraint Evans, dated 1971, to the front free endpaper. Spine gently rolled, light fading to spine, slight rubbing to extremities, foxing and a little light scratching to top edge; a very good copy in the jacket with nicks to extremities, tape repair to verso, tiny closed chip to join of spine and rear panel, slight creasing to front panel. First edition, first impression. The author's third novel was written whilst Ambler was living in France; "his money went further there, but also it was a more stimulating environment. 'France was full of emigrés, some living on their wits, others with the most lurid of pasts. These were the sort of people I wanted to write about'" (ODNB).

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Epitaph for a Spy.

AMBLER, Eric.

London:: Hodder and Stoughton Limited,, [1938].. First edition.. publisher's cloth (lacking dust jacket).. The half-title was formerly securely glued to the front free endpaper, presumably to disguise a 1941 ownership signature at the top edge of the half-title (the signature is also lined out in ink); the two leaves have been separated, but the "pour-pattern" of the adhesive remains, along with some slight damage to the half title. The inscription by Ambler on the title page is unaffected. Cloth sunned, with slight rubbing and use.. 8vo,. Inscribed by Eric Ambler on the title page.

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Epitaph for a Spy

Ambler, Eric

London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1938. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Second printing, March 1938. 8vo. Black lettered light blue cloth in decorative dust jacket. Very light bump to one corner and a touch yellowed to upper edges of boards and spine. Dust jacket with scuff to front panel and a half inch bite from bottom corner, and a crease to lower edge, with a piece of clear tape to verso spine head and bottom corner of front flap. This should supposedly be just as rare as the first printing. One of Ambler's 6 pre war novels that are fabulously collectible.

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Epitaph for a Spy

Eric Ambler

1977-03-02. New. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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Epitaph For A Spy

AMBLER, Eric (1909-1998)

London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1938. [Haycraft-Queen cornerstone novel]. FIRST EDITION. Octavo (18 x 13cm), pp.287; [1], advertisement. Bound by the W.H. Smith and Son bindery in green cloth, titled in gilt to the spine. Some spotting and toning to page edges, cloth a little rubbed and darkened to extremities. Very good. The author's third book, being one of the four classic pre-war thrillers which established his reputation as a spy writer; Ambler is described by Gilbert as the pioneer of the sophisticated espionage novel and the inventor of the modern political thriller. Howard Haycraft; Murder For Pleasure. Cooper and Pike; Detective Fiction, see also Haining; Crime Fiction p.201. Gilbert; Ian Fleming The Bibliography, p.634.

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Epitaph for a Spy

Ambler, Eric

New York: Alfred A Knopf, 1952. Small chip at top rear of dj near binding with adjoining crease. Previous owners name signed in pencil on fep. slight browning residue to fep. tight neat copy of hard to find book. First Borzoi edition stated on copyright page. Back panel of jacket also has small chipping at bottom and light crease just above. Light tanning to extremites of boards at head of spine and rear panel. . First American Edition. Hardcover. Vg Plus/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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Epitaph for a Spy

Ambler, Eric

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1952. First US Edition. Hardcover. 259, [5]pp. Patterned paper boards, paper label lettered in black on the spine, top edge stained red. Basis for the 1944 movie Hotel Reserve featuring James Mason and Lucie Mannheim. A touch of fading to the spine panel, small ink mark on the front pastedown endpaper. A near fine copy in very good- dustjacket with some chipping to the edges and old tape mends to the verso. Dustjacket art by Bill English. In Hubin, 1994, p. 14. ; Octavo.

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Epitaph for a Spy

Ambler, Eric

Alfred A Knopf. DJ in archival cover chips and edge ware price clipped. Stated first Borzoi edition. . Near Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 1952.

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Epitaph For A Spy

Eric Ambler

Berkley Books, 1984-03-01. Mass Market Paperback. Used:Good.

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Eric Ambler

2009-01-01. New. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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Eric Ambler

2002-02-01. New. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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Epitaph for a Spy

Eric Ambler

Bantam Books. Used - Acceptable. Acceptable condition. Binding cracking.

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Epitaph for a Spy

Ambler, Eric

Hodder and Stoughton, London, 1939. Reprint. Hardcover. Good/Fair. 287 pages (complete). An amiably aging copy. The dustjacket has a clear cellophane protective cover. The dj has wear, spotting, scuffing, marks from handling and shelving. It is secure and placid. The boards are agreeable. They do have some light shelving wear to the corners and edges. They are fit and sure. The papertrims are foxed. The contents have the marks of age all about. There is foxing throughout, some mild handling wear. Nonetheless, the pages are comfortable, certain, alert, clean, clear, companionable, assured. fk

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Epitaph for a Spy

Eric Ambler

1991-03-01. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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Epitaph for a Spy

Eric Ambler

Ballantine Books, 1977-12-12. Mass Market Paperback. Used:Good.

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Eric.- AMBLER

1984-01-01. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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Epitaph For A Spy

Eric Ambler

1984-01-01. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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Eric Ambler

2009-01-01. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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Epitaph For A Spy

Ambler, Eric

Berkley Books. MASS MARKET PAPERBACK. 0425065642 New Condition. . New.

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Epitaph for a Spy

Ambler, Eric

London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1938. reprint. hardback in original cloth. Very Good. small octavo. 287pp., Second printing, March 1938. Appears to lack a half-title o/w a sound copy in worn pale boards with sharp titles. Internally excellent

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Epitaph for a Spy

Ambler, Eric

Ballantine Books. MASS MARKET PAPERBACK. 0345259157 New Condition. . New.

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Epitaph for a Spy: A Spy Thriller

Ambler, Eric

Vintage Crime/Black Lizard. PAPERBACK. 0375713247 New Condition. . New.

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Epitaph For a Spy

Ambler,Eric

London: Hodder & Stoughton. This is a Very Good Copy of this Book in what was originally part of the series of Hodder's services yellow jackets edition.This copy has been re-bound in grey card covers by Everybody's Rebound which was obviously a wartime effort to save on paper.The book was acquired from the private library of Film Director Roy Ward Baker who was a close friend of Eric Ambler.Roy Ward Baker after a start as a mere tea boy soon rose to the level of an assistant director on Alfred Hitchcock's The Lady Vanishes (1938).He served in the Army during World War II, transferring to the Army Kinematograph Unit in 1943. One of his superiors at the time was novelist Eric Ambler who insisted on Baker being given his first big break directing The October Man, from an Ambler screenplay, in 1947.Ambler also adapted Walter Lord's A Night to Remember for Baker's 1958 screen version.His next two films, The Weaker Sex (1948) and Paper Orchid (1949) were popular but overshadowed by the success of Morning Departure (1950), also featuring John Mills.Morning Departure drew international attention to Baker's talent and prompted Darryl Zanuck, production head of 20th Century Fox,to invite him to Hollywood, though his first film for the company was made in the UK.During the early 1950s, Baker worked for three years at Fox where he directed Marilyn Monroe in Don't Bother to Knock (1952) and Robert Ryan in the 3D film noir Inferno (1953). He returned to the UK in 1953 and continued to work on films.He worked for television during the 1960s. He directed episodes of The Avengers, The Saint, The Persuaders! and The Champions all adventure series created with an eye on the American market.He directed, among others, Quatermass and the Pit (1967) The Vampire Lovers (1970) and Scars of Dracula (1970) for Hammer, and Asylum (1972) and The Vault of Horror (1973) for Amicus. He also directed Bette Davis in the black comedy The Anniversary (1968).In the latter part of the 1970s he returned to television, and throughout the 1980s continued to work on shows such as Minder. He retired in 1992.Nice copy with this wonderful association.Great addition to any Ambler collection,8vo 192pp First Edition Thus 1944 . Very Good. Soft cover. First Edition. 1944.

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Epitaph for a Spy

Eric Ambler

Aeonian Pr, 1978-06. Hardcover. Good.

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Epitaph for a Spy.

Eric Ambler.

New York, NY Alfred A. Knopf: Borzoi Books, 1952. Hardcover First Edition (1952), so stated. First Edition (1952), so stated. The front free endpaper has been removed. Else, Very Good: Shows lighrt wear to the extremities and mild rubbing to the panels; the aqua-blue floral print designs at the backstrip have been sun-blanched ( the titles on a pastedown plate are unaffected: bold and clearly legible. The binding leans very slightly off square, but remains secure; the text is clean. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A lightly used copy, structurally sound and tighly bound, showing a little wear and a few minor flaws and a single major one. NOT a Remainder, Book Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (7.75 x 5.3 x 1 inches). 263 pages. Language: English. Weight: 12.4 ounces. Hardback: Lacks DJ.

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Epitaph for a Spy

Ambler, Eric

Mattituck: Aeonian Press, 1978. Gilt titles on dull green cloth. 260pp + Author's Footnote.. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Octavo.

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Epitaph for a Spy

Ambler, Eric

Aeonian Pr. Hardcover. 089190462X LIMITED EDITION - ONE OF 300 COPIES. Ex-library book with usual markings. Clean text. SATISF GNTD + SHIPS W/IN 24 HRS. Sorry, no APO deliveries. Ships in a padded envelope with free tracking. O3B . Good. 1978-06-01.

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Epitaph for a Spy

Ambler, Eric

London: The Folio Society, 2013. Hardcover. 8vo. Decorated cloth boards. Illustrated by Paul Blow. Negligible shelfwear; near fine, in lightly rubbed, very good slipcase. Introduced by Stella Rimington.

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Epitaph for a Spy

Eric Ambler

Hodder & Stoughton, 1950. Hardcover. Good. 1950. Seventh Impression. 192 pages. No dust jacket. Embossed red cloth boards. Bright pages with light wear and rubbing to text block edges. Previous owners inscription on front endpaper. Mild rub wear to surfaces and edges with crushing to spine ends and minor bumps to corners.

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Ambler, Eric

London: Hodder & Stoughton. G: in Good condition with rubbed and chipped dust jacket in a clear plastic wrapper. Light page browning. 1950. Reprint. Red hardback cloth cover. 180mm x 120mm (7" x 5"). 192pp. .

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Epitaph For A Spy.

AMBLER, Eric.

H & S Services Yellow Jackets. 1944. First Edition Thus. Paperback. Slightly grubby and worn copy with library stamp to front cover and browned pages. Slight loss to head of spine and joints at tail of spine are tender. Produced in conformity with authorised economy standards. SCARCE.

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Epitaph for a Spy

Ambler, Eric

Vintage Crime/Black Lizard. KINDLE EDITION. B001NJUOFS . New.

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Epitaph for a Spy

Ambler, Eric

Vintage Crime/Black Lizard. KINDLE EDITION. B001NJUOFS Remainder mark . Fine.

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Epitaph for a Spy (Bantam Books #H2968)

Ambler, Eric

Bantam Books, 1965. Paperback. Acceptable. Disclaimer:A readable copy. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less.Dust jacket quality is not guaranteed.

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Epitaph for a Spy

Ambler, Eric

Hodder and Stoughton/ London. Hardcover. B000LF7UUM 1950, hardback in jacket, 192 pages | sound, clean copy free of name, notes etc; pages are somewhat yellow due to age | dust jacket is bright with light soiling, and a little faded at spine; it has been price clipped and shows wear at head and tail of spine, and at corners | professional booksellers based in the UK | we package with great care and usually dispatch within 24hrs, always within two working days | please request scans or further information on any of our listings, which are all in stock and ready to be dispatched . Very Good.

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EPITAPH FOR A SPY

Ambler, Eric

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1952. First U. S. edition. Age toning to the spine and board edges, a very good copy in a good dust jacket with chipping and loss along the top edge, small chips to the base of the spine panel, closed tears. (24712). Octavo, boards. First published in the U. K. in 1938. Set in the French Riviera before WW II. This edition includes a new footnote to the novel by Ambler. Filmed in 1944 as "Hotel Reserve." Hubin, p. 14.

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Epitaph for a Spy

Ambler, Eric

London: The Bodley Head, 1966. DJ lightly rubbed with tanning to spine and edges and lightly chipped spine ends, else clean and tidy. Hard. Very Good/Very Good. 12mo.

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Epitaph for a Spy: A Spy Thriller

Ambler, Eric

Vintage Crime/Black Lizard, 2002. Paperback. New. 8 x 5.2 cm.

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Epitaph For a Spy

Eric Ambler

Pan Books Ltd, 1948. Paperback. Acceptable. 1948. 223 pages. Black and blue illustrated paper covers. Heavy tearing along edges of intro pages including title as well as the final page. Pages are moderately tanned with light cracking to hinges and foxing throughout, slight tearing along the bottom ends of few pages towards rear end not affecting any text. Binding is firm with light creasing and tearing around edges of the soiled covers. Spine has light shelf wear and tearing to edges.

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Epitaph for a Spy

Ambler, Eric

Alfred A. Knopf, 1952. Very good in light blue patterned cloth with rubbing to extremities and some fading to spine. Inch-wide stain to top outside corners of front pastedown and flyleaf (which bleeds very slightly to top edge of first several pages), otherwise clean and tight.. 1st Edition.

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Epitaph for a Spy [Paperback]

Eric Ambler

the softcover stated Bantam Edition from 1970. Both the cover and the book are in positively excellent condition. There are no rips, tears, markings, etc.---and the pages and binding are tight as a drumVery Good

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Epitaph for a Spy [Paperback]

Eric Ambler

You are on the softcover stated Bantam Edition from December 1970. Both the cover and the book are in excellent condition. There are no rips, tears, markings, etc.---and the pages and binding are tight (see photo). **Note: All books listed as FIRST EDITIONS are stated by the publisher in words or number lines--or--only stated editions that include only the publisher and publication date. Check my feedback to see that I sell exactly as I describe. So bid soon for this magnificent, impossible-to-find THRILLER COLLECTIBLE.Like New

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Epitaph For A Spy Penguin Modern Class

FENTON JAMES

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Epitaph for a Spy

Eric Ambler

Hodder & Stoughton, 1950. Hardcover. Good. 1950. 192 pages. No dust jacket. Red decorative cloth with black lettering. Previous owner's inscription to front endpaper. Moderate tanning to pages throughout although text remains clear. Some pages dog-eared. Boards have mild shelf wear with light rubbing and corner bumping. Some light marking and tanning to spine.

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Eric Ambler

Vintage, 2002-02-05. Reprint. Paperback. Used:Good.

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Epitaph for a Spy

Ambler, Eric

Ballantine, 1978 Book. Good. Soft cover. binding tight, pages clean but yellowing, cover slightly worn and bumped.

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Epitaph For a Spy

Ambler, Eric

Bantam Books, 1953. Paperback. Good. Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less.Dust jacket quality is not guaranteed.

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Ambler, Eric

Vintage Crime/Black Lizard. PAPERBACK. 0375713247 Special order direct from the distributor . New.

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Ambler, Eric

Vintage Crime/Black Lizard. PAPERBACK. 0375713247 *BRAND NEW* Ships Same Day or Next! . New.

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