Pike, Robert L. (pseud. Robert L. Fish)

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Price: $2,750.00

Place Published: Garden City, NY
Publisher: Doubleday & Company, Inc. / The Crime Club
Date Published: 1963
Edition: First Edition
Book Id: 3429


First Printing. Octavo (21.5cm); black cloth, with titles stamped in red on spine; dustjacket; [vi],183,[1]pp. Signed by the author on the front endpaper, using both his name and his pseudonym. Some trivial wear to spine ends and corner tips, else Fine. Dustjacket is unclipped (priced $3.50), showing light rubbing to extremities and some faint finger-soil; a bright, Near Fine example.


The Edgar Award-winning author's first Lt. Clancy novel, and the first to be published under the Robert L. Pike pseudonym. Basis for the Oscar-winning 1968 film Bullitt, starring Steve McQueen, Jacqueline Bisset, and Robert Duvall, in what would produce one of modern cinema's most intense chase scenes. Uncommon signed. Hubin, p.319.

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