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The Thirty-Nine [39] Steps
London, William Blackwood and Sons. 1915, 1915. FIRST EDITION: 8vo. pp. 253 + pp. 2 ads. Publisher's light blue cloth lettered in dark blue. Cheap paper stock means some toning and browning, cloth is rather sunned to spine and extremities, owner name in ink to flyleaf. A used copy with no major defects; an inexpensive example of the first impression. The famous novel which introduced spy-catcher Richard Hannay. Basis for several movie adaptations; the most notable being the 1935 film by Alfred Hitchcock, which is considered one of the legendary director's greatest pictures. The secret agent Hannay has also been acknowledged by author Ian Fleming as an inspiration for his own spy Commander James Bond. Blanchard. See also Haining; Crime Fiction p193-4. Listed in The Observer's All-Time 100 Best Novels [2003].
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