Item #66749 The Saint Abroad. Leslie CHARTERIS.

The Saint Abroad.

New York: For The Crime Club by Doubleday & Co., 1969. [Crime Fiction] FIRST EDITION. Precedes the British hardcover. Octavo (21 x 14cm), pp.192. Publisher's tan cloth hardback with black titles to spine, pictorial dust-jacket priced at $4.50. Contents clean, no ink names, jacket is fresh, with minimal rubs and one bump to crown. near fine. Containing two Saintly holiday adventures. This is the fourth Saint book to feature novelisations of Saint stories originally created for the 1960s television series starring Roger Moore; described as 'a hybrid' experiment by Leslie Charteris, in which the 'style was as close to my own', and being 'tolerably well received'. Rather scarce, with many copies entering the lending libraries and stamped thus. Item #66749

Steinbrunner and Penzler, pp.349-351.

Price: £75.00

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