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The Riddle of the Sands. A Record of Secret - CHILDERS, Erskine - 1903. 
London: Smith, Elder & Co., 1903 - Octavo. Original black cloth, decoration to front board and titles to spine in white. Faintly erased gift inscription to front free endpaper. Spine slightly faded, a little light foxing to edges of text block and margins. An excellent copy. Folding map frontispiece. First edition, first impression of Childers's tale of coastal espionage. Copies of the first impression are very uncommon and examples such as the present one in collector's condition are rare. [Attributes: First Edition]
[Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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