Sir Percy Leads the Band. The new Scarlet Pimpernel novel
Price: 47.50 GBP
London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1936, [Modern Literature] FIRST EDITION. Octavo. Publisher's blue cloth, black titles. With the illustrated dust-jacket priced at 7/6 to the spine. Owner's inscription, cloth rubbed at extremities. Dustwrapper with two chips to head of spine, lettering faded. Very good. Another classic entry in famous adventure series set during the French Revolution where swashbuckling rescue from the dreaded Guillotine is the order of the day, and clever disguises and narrow escapes are in abundance. Steinbrunner & Penzler; Ency.of Mystery & Detection, p354-5 (1976). Quayle; Detective Fiction, p.96 (1972).