The Riddle of the Sands: A Record of the Secret Service. Erskine CHILDERS.

The Riddle of the Sands: A Record of the Secret Service. Boston: The Charles E. Lauriat Co., 1927.

Twelth Impression. Classic early espionage novel, considered to be the first modern thriller. With two maps and two charts. Despite being a later printing, this is a very difficult novel to find in vintage dustjacket. This copy with printed publisher's jacket with blurb by John Buchan at front panel. Near Fine in Very Good dustjacket, couple of dime sized chips, some short closed tears.

Price: $175.00

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