Ambler, Eric.


The Great Spy Novels of ... With an Introduction by Alfred Hitchcock. NY: Alfred A. Knopf 1943.
1st Ed. Thick 8vo. xi + [iv] + fly-leaf + 275pp. + fly-leaf + 281pp. + fly-title + 284pp. + fly-title + 280pp. + [i]. Light browning, from the Library of Anthony Lejeune, paper split to hinges, original blue lettered cloth with dec. K to upper board, some darkening and sl. soiling, spine bumped with sm. nick to tail. Inscribed to leaf facing title page ‘To C.A. Lejeune with sincere regards Eric Ambler.’ Collecting four of Ambler's novels: Journey into Fear, A Coffin for Dimitrios – the American title for The Mask of Dimitrios – Cause for Alarm (1938) and Background to Danger – the American title for Uncommon Danger (1937).
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