THE GAP IN THE CURTAIN. John Buchan.

THE GAP IN THE CURTAIN

London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1932. First Edition. A group of interconnected stories featuring Buchan's character Edward Leithen, centered around the adventures of a group of professional men who have been given a glimpse at the future; unable to share their secret knowledge, the characters attempt to either forestall or fulfill what they have seen. Hanna 81; Blanchard A94; Hubin, p.55; Bleiler (1978 ed.), p.33. Item #2477

First Impression. Octavo (19cm); hunter green cloth, with titles and author's initials stamped in gilt on spine and front cover; dustjacket; 315, [1 blank], [4]pp ads. Small, faint rubbed spot to lower spine, a dozen or so foxed spots to text edges, else Near Fine. Dustjacket priced 7/6 net on spine; gently spine-sunned and lightly edgeworn, with some faint foxing to rear panel, a few small nicks and faint creases, and a 2.5" tear along lower front hinge, archivally mended on verso; Very Good+.

Price: $600.00

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