John Buchan. The Thirty-Nine Steps. Edinburgh: 1915. First edition.

    More Information: John Buchan. The Thirty-Nine Steps. Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood and Sons, 1915. First edition. Octavo. 253, [1, blank], 2 [advertisements] pages. Publisher's smooth light blue cloth, spine and front board lettered in blue. Spine rounded with shallow ridge; backstrip very lightly dulled with some minor wear to lettering; corners and spine ends very lightly worn; lower corners softly bumped; faint spotting and discoloration. Endpapers foxed and bunching in hinges; rear hinge just starting; over-opened at start of gatherings D and G; marginal browning throughout textblock. A very good copy. Card signed by the author laid in. A Haycraft-Queen Cornerstone. Source material for the 1935 Alfred Hitchcock film of the same name. From the KoKo Collection.

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